I started tending bar in the early 90s. Little did I know back then, it would become my chosen profession, my passion, my calling. After a few years of working at my very first gin joint, there was a buyout.
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The e-mail string started simply enough. I received an email from my Uncle Alex with nothing in the text. The subject line read “Still like instant replay?” Years ago, right on this very website, he and I debated the merits
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I remember having a debate with my uncle about a year or so ago. My old uncle Alex is a lifelong baseball fan and a consummate purist, a stark contrast to his otherwise sensible nature.
I self-edit, which can be a good thing… and a bad one. Such are the benefits of running one’s own website. Maintaining one’s own viral venue with no producers, editors or censors in sight means I am allowed to speak
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Someone once said the best officials are the ones we don’t know by name. That’s because one mistake, one glaring error, one moment of indecision can alter a game, a series or perhaps even a season. Officiating is a thankless
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