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SPORTS…THE GREAT ESCAPE!


Only recently have I become a serious sports fan.  Mine is a low degree of “serious,” but I have to admit, my team does play a part in my life. It is no wonder that sports occupies a major role … Continue reading

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HOW ‘BOUT DEM CUBBIES!


Three years ago I decided I wanted to follow a baseball team. I never had much of an interest in baseball before. But since I retired there were more chunks of time that I was attempting to fill with things … Continue reading

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NEGATIVE ENERGY


I made one of my rare appearances in my thinking chair out on the back patio yesterday. Of course, I got to thinking and this time I had the negatives—a bunch of those everyday petty things roared up in my … Continue reading

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WANNA BE A SPORTS SUPERSTAR?


Have you ever dreamed about being a sports superstar?   I wound up going down this path after seeing all the media hoopla as the NFL draft approaches.  What sport do you think you would choose?  I let my imagination wander … Continue reading

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KNOWING WHEN – PART II


  Saying goodbye is not always easy, especially when your stay has brought you fame and fortune, as it has for many a professional ball player.  Here is Part II of guest correspondent Ron Carmean’s look at “when to say … Continue reading

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KNOWING WHEN


We welcome back to marc’s blog our favorite–and only–guest corresponsent, Ron Carmean.  Ron was a regular contributer to this blog a few years back and I have finally coerced him out of retirement to rejoin this marathon of mirth.  I’m … Continue reading

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I’M STILL WATCHIN’ BASEBALL


It’s been a while since I’ve updated you on my baseball project. The past week has been tough on this one-summer-only baseball fan. Yes, this is breaking news: I have decided my baseball experiment will live for only one season. … Continue reading

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TIME TO CATCH UP!


Hi! I’m back. I know, most of you don’t even know I left. I took a time-out to do a lot of things. For those who regularly check in on marc’s blog I offer up one of my periodic Updates. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: MY SAGA AS A TEMP BASEBALL FAN CONTINUES….


We are 73 games played into the 2015 season of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.  My guess is that I have watched at least 60 of those games.  This alone is unbelievable.  It has to be the most time I … Continue reading

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TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME …MY SCOUTING REPORT!


If you hang out around this blog regularly, you know that I took on a project this summer of becoming a baseball fan…just for grins and to do something I haven’t done or been in the past. My good baseball … Continue reading

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