Category Archive: Uncategorized

Oct 09

Frontline, and football.

I watched last night’s incredible PBS Frontline documentary, League of Denial, with keen interest. I have, erm, a special interest* in the suffering that can follow a person who’s had too many concussions. *the short version: I had too many concussions, and spent my early 20s in a daze, with no short-term memory, limited long-term …

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Apr 13

Paulo Orlando takes bundling up VERY SERIOUSLY.

Paulo Orlando takes bundling up VERY SERIOUSLY., originally uploaded by Minda Haas. I’m sure he’d have covered his eyes, too, if he could.

Apr 13

Donnie Joseph struck out the side in the 8th inning

Donnie Joseph pitched well, to say the least., originally uploaded by Minda Haas. to help secure a 6-5 win for Omaha in the Storm Chasers’ home opener. More beautiful photos and notes to come, after I thaw out my hands and feet.

Sep 08

Why am I praying for Brandon McCarthy?

Every time the news comes out that a celebrity is sick, dying, or dead, there are a few noticeable waves of reaction on Twitter and Facebook: 1) Trumpeting “OMG did you hear?” People post what has happened so that their friends and followers can hear, and also so that their friends and followers see that …

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Jul 12

My All-Star experience: In bullets!

Back to real life. This is no fun. Here are some All-Star Game bullet points as I count the seconds until regular baseball comes back: I typically despise the All-Star break and only watch the Derby or the game if I’ve got some blogging commitment. The empty MLB schedule feels like a tiny little winter …

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Feb 18

Opening Day Countdown: 48

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 48 days left until Opening Day on April 6. 48 is the number of unintentional walks Tim Collins issued. The beauty of this number is, when I started working on the outline of this …

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Feb 18

Opening Day Countdown: 49

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 49 days left until Opening Day on April 6. 49 is the number of plate appearances Salvador Perez  made in Omaha before being promoted to the Majors. That is literally all I have for …

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Dec 31

A Royal Blues Year in Review, Part Two

Part One covered January through April. Let’s move right along to May and beyond! May I caught one Storm Chasers game as a regular fan before leaving on the Epic Road Trip Adventure. (Here’s a snippet of that travelogue…I should really get around to sharing more, right?) Photos from the road trip are here. I …

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Dec 29

A Royal Blues Year in Review, Part One

The obligatory end-of-the-year post is being broken up into parts to allow for more pictures of Eric Hosmer (and other people and things). This is Part One. January I was chosen to be a part of the Royals Digital Digest at FanFest! Before I went to KC, I noted that Anthony Lerew is married – …

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Nov 11

Husker fans: please behave yourselves

As much as we may want to, we’re not going to get out from under the Penn State story. It’s the biggest sports scandal of our lifetimes, the scope and details of which are only going to get more disturbing. At the heart of all of the accusations, the firings, the riots and the reactions …

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