Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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Cooper Scooper

I was casually glancing at the program in Surprise, Arizona this afternoon when much to my surprise I noticed a familiar name that wasn’t there previously – Aaron Brown.  But wait a minute … this Brown was listed as a … Continue reading

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Sedona, Arizona (not Schnebly)

How did the city of Sedona get its name?  T.C. Schnebly was a homesteader in the region who petitioned the Postmaster General to open a Post Office were his farm was located.  In order to do so, the town needed … Continue reading

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The Tour-ing Test

Not the computer versus human Turing Test, but the test of how well a guided tour goes. And one always takes a chance!  For a trip such as the one we did yesterday to the Grand Canyon, you’re at the … Continue reading

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A Grand Time!

A lovely trip to the Grand Canyon today, enhanced by our tour guide who was a geologist/anthropologist.  Words cannot do it justice, so here is our photographic perspective.  

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