A Week Later

So, last Tuesday was a pretty big day around The Aerie. Naturally, the election was big news (although actually the race for our Congressional seat is still going on – that is still being tallied, it’s that close), but I also had the surgery for the basal cell carcinoma that I had on the top…

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Phall Phancy

Tennyson famously wrote that, “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” But as summer draws to a close now that Labor Day is behind us, what do we think about? The answer is two things: Baseball playoffs and the start of the NFL season. As a lifelong fan of…

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Sayonara Means Good-bye

I’m still bummed, so I’ll keep this short.  Great season.  Good playoff run and lost to a very good team that got more clutch pitching and better clutch pitching in this Series. Hideki Matsui (who had SIX RBIs tonight – holy crap — and who hit the cover off the ball all Series) and Andy…

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That’s It! The World Serious!

Last night, the Halos error-ed their way out of the ALCS in a horrific 8th inning, letting the NY Yankees capture their 40th American League Pennant, defeating the Angels 4 games to 2. Werth-y That brings up the 2009 World Series against the defending Champs, the Philadelphia Phillies.  The Phillies surprised a lot of people…

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Phinally!

I'm still not sure I quite believe it, and it's taken me about two hours to calm down… Really GREAT JOB PHILS!!! Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Things On Her Birthday

Today would have been my mom’s 84th birthday.  Also, she died three years ago this week, so she’s been in my mind a lot.  So, I thought a little about what my mom might like/dislike if she were here with us this week. Dislikes: The media coverage of this campaign.  She would say that too…

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