Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Ugly Loss Following A Beautiful Sunset

I won’t even address the Phillies Grapefruit loss today other than to say it’s a good thing it was out of town.  If you’re a glutton for punishment, read about it here.  The good news is that there was a … Continue reading

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An Imperfect Storm

Our plans turned upside down today, first anticipating that there would be no game at Bright House due to the ominous forecast, then pleased to learn that the storms dissipated as cells moved inland from Clearwater Beach over toward the … Continue reading

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Weather … or Knot

Highly unlikely that the Phillies will play the Yankees over at Bright House in their scheduled 1:05 PM start today.  The weather map shows Clearwater near the confluence of high winds, severe thunderstorms, and tornado warnings, where the orange and … Continue reading

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Batmen and the Joker

You can get a nice synopsis of today’s Phillies Grapefruit League game from David Murphy.  I will say that the fielding by the starters was crisp, and kept me interested until Jonathan Papelbon came in and was taken deep twice … Continue reading

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Heads Up for Dolphin Tails

Thanks to Winter and friends at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, dolphins have taken over the town.  From Bright House to Post Corner to Clear Sky, sculptures of dolphins are everywhere, one nicer than the next.  

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Qualified Optimism

Windy conditions around Bright House ground the opening day flyover.  But not to worry: the Spring Training Program and Guide still has Lenny’s on the back cover, and  the full team and starting lineup introductions still take place on the … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss and the Rather Odd Myopic Woman

Theodor Seuss Geisel is known and loved worldwide for his children’s books.  But the good doctor had another side to his art which was well beyond the childlike appeal of The Cat in the Hat.  Among the works comprising The … Continue reading

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