Monthly Archives: March 2018

Restoring a Winning Culture

Not since the Phillies re-signing of Cliff Lee in 2010 have the Phillies pulled off the type of stunning move that has now brought Jake Arietta to the club, officially announced today. As Jake tweeted, “It’s time”.  The Phillies were … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Ballpark

I may have located the Fountain of Youth at the Sandpearl Resort, where many of the Phillies VIPs stay, but I’m not sure it’s safe to sip the water.  A better bet to longevity is socialization, one reason that women … Continue reading

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90% of the Game is Half Mental

It’s an old Yogi-ism, and one that was on my mind after perusing the Sports stacks at Barnes & Noble yesterday morning. The mental side of the sports, particularly in baseball which is played at a slow enough pace to … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Diversity

From Pearly’s Gates, to Frenchy’s Saltwater Pretzel Fish, to Pelican’s Brief to the Galapagos Icon and to Tampa and back.

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Lenny’s: A Clearwater Institution

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Under A Blood Red Sky

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Another Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

The funny story first.  As this woman in the row ahead of us turned around, I noticed she was sporting an unusual Phillies T-Shirt.  During a break in game action, plentiful in baseball, I sat down next to her and … Continue reading

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