Category Archives: Sports

The Birth of Toddler Pitchers

Two things have taken up most of my time lately: spending time with my 19-month-old daughter, and watching playoff baseball. One thing we’re trying to teach my daughter these days is how to share, take turns, and in general to … Continue reading

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The Birth of The Ace

As a St. Louis Cardinals fan, there are two players for whom my man-crush will never fade: Chris Carpenter, and Adam Wainwright. Carpenter’s clutch performances over the years, especially his duel with former teammate and beardmate Roy Halladay in Game … Continue reading

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The Death of the Cardinals

My St. Louis Cardinals are dead. The San Francisco Giants are World Series Champions. The quest for 12 in ’12 is over. As I was watching Game 7 of the NLCS, I kept waiting for something extraordinary to happen. For … Continue reading

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The Death of Fear and the Birth of Freedom

Now that this summer’s record-setting drought has broken and autumn is nearing, I can turn my mind away from all things sweaty and towards the fun of fall and wonders of winter. Perhaps my favorite part of winter is my … Continue reading

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