Monthly Archives: March 2012

Running the bases backward

What a baseball game…worth relating. A game where no one struck out. A game where running the bases was sometimes erratic.  Once a batter made it to first base, cut across the infield to beat the runner ahead of him … Continue reading

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THE Yo-Yo string broke

The Cubs recollection brought back another memory…the Saturday afternoon matinee.  Ever go to ‘em? My family, mother and father and sister, lived at the corner of 25th and Holman in Northeast Portland.  The 30th Avenue Theatre was on 30th and … Continue reading

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Go Cubs!

Much is regarded special in an annual manner.  You can list them, beyond obvious: birthdays, anniversaries of special events to name two.  I’ve got one, however, that probably isn’t echoed anywhere.  Doesn’t make me unique as much as perhaps wacky. … Continue reading

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Does Justice Have a Chance?

A parishioner once offered, “My mind’s made up; don’t bother me with the facts.”  The problem was it was the truth for him.  Something along the line of perception is reality. Thought of that in listening to the facts and … Continue reading

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Cynicism Never Holidays

Cynicism seldom holidays.  Ridicule is a 24/7 reality.  Doing whatever you can to make less of someone.  Well, it’s become modus operandi.  Take Tim Tebow.  Okay, many are through “taking him.”  They’d rather leave him. Not to narrate his journey … Continue reading

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A Loaded Revolver

A friend commented about how violence is conveyed in every station of life, with the accompanying comment “no child should see this new film, Hunger Games.”  Then heard a CNN commentary from a film critic who said instead of record-breaking … Continue reading

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News not fit to print…

When I first read this news clip…well, I won’t state it…tell me what you think: If Pat Robertson’s vision of theological payback comes true, Peyton Manning will be injured this season as retribution for the Denver Broncos getting rid of … Continue reading

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