Monthly Archives: November 2017

Time: Qualitative & Quantitative

   

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A Thanksgiving Tradition

   

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Press Coffee Roasters

Have to put in a plug for my namesake (no relation or financial interest, much to my accountant’s chagrin).   Had a lovely visit to the Scottsdale Quarter location of Press Coffee Roasters on Friday, and great to see them … Continue reading

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It Almost Came Down to the Wire

I’ll begin with the ending … the improbable almost happened!  The Championship Game of the Arizona Fall  League pits the team in the East with the best record against the best team in the West, and here’s how the 2017 … Continue reading

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Simply Three

What a phenomenally instrumental group!  Here are four of my favorite covers, followed by two originals (one with a decidedly Arizona look) from Simply Three.

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Touching Tribute to Roy Halladay

We were sitting in the stands in Mesa, Arizona, together with the Coopers this afternoon, applauding the success of Phillies’ third base prospect (Zach Green) who had just homered for his Fall League Team, the Glendale Desert Dogs. At about … Continue reading

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Take the Last Train To Clarkdale

Not to be confused with the Last Train to Clarksville … We’re talking about a lovely Sedona Tourist Trap, the Verde Canyon Railroad ride between Perkinsville and Clarkdale.  At the outset, permit me to say that the trip itself was Pleasant … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Presbycusis

Added to the list of items accompanying the inevitability of death and taxes, we all begin to lose our hearing at some point.  Some of you, or your best friends have hearing aids, and none of us relish reaching that … Continue reading

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Knuckle Down!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how Mickey Jannis was opening eyes in the Arizona Fall League.  So when I saw that the Scorpions were on the Desert Dogs schedule today, and noticed that Mickey hadn’t started since … Continue reading

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Loss of an Icon in an Icon

There is no doubt that Roy Halladay was a legendary baseball pitcher in a city starved for sports heroes.  Although he played 12 of his 16 seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays, the team that drafted him in the first … Continue reading

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