Tebowmania Filters into Phoenix

Jump on the 101 going West, half a mile from our launching point in North Scottsdale, and it’s two short exits to the beautiful Desert Ridge Marketplace technically located in Phoenix.

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And within the Marketplace you’ll find one of my favorite Barnes & Noble stores.  It is beautiful both on the outside and the inside.

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As you know from reading this blog or other sources, the Tim Tebow experiment has captured the imagination of a considerable number of fans.  They aren’t just Florida Gator devotees or Christians (born again or other varieties), but people intrigued to see if he can succeed in a sport other than football at this late stage.

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It’s probably small comfort to Tebow knowing that he’s actually hitting better than the Phillies recycled AFL prospect, Aaron Brown (Tebow at .147 and Brown at .140 and dropping fast).

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Browsing in B&N a few days ago, a sign caught my eye promoting Tebow’s new book, Shaken, and his upcoming book signing.  I skimmed the book and it was entirely about football, with no mention of his hankering to pursue baseball.

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When I took a ride over to the B&N again yesterday morning, I was amazed to see a line outside the store awaiting its opening at 9 AM, well in advance of his 7PM signing.

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About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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