Monthly Archives: October 2012

What A Difference A Week Makes

With all the disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy, it’s nice to reflect on the beauty of our visit to the Arizona Fall League last week.  We left our Peoria Javelinas with an 11-4 record sitting comfortably in first place, and … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy

In this age of fast and faster, Sandy is already a Wikipedia entry.  You might say those of us who have a vested interest in the Jersey Shore have this image emblazoned in our heads along with the first “oh … Continue reading

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The Wrath and the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Our daughter and son-in-law, together with their four daughters, live in Bergenfield, NJ, a nearby town in Northern New Jersey.  Most of us are without power today, its resotration uncertain, and there is widespread damage from downed trees.  They were … Continue reading

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Will Sandy in AC be NJ’s Katrina?

We decided better safe than sorry today and hung close to our Bergen County apartment rather than ride it out at our shore place.  It has been a protracted calm before the promised storm tonight in the North Jersey/NYC region.  … Continue reading

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Look At Mother Nature On The Run …

Why do people stay in the face of Mother Nature’s fury rather than flee?  Perhaps it’s the thrill seeking.  Or those who say they moved to the Shore to experience mother nature, and a storm of historic proportions is magisterial … Continue reading

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Sandy’s Hook and Frankenstorm’s Full Moon

  Hurricane Sandy is promising to pack a punch, and only Mrs. Fatima knows for sure how things will turn out, but she’s not available for comment.  The forecast is ominous, and ironically Sandy is due to hook sharply to … Continue reading

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Salt River Fields Forever

No doubt the Talking Stick has great anthropologic significance to the people of Arizona, but it is also a great metaphor for a baseball bat that appeals to all persons indigenous to the sport.  It was so pretty at Salt … Continue reading

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