Monthly Archives: March 2019

Where Does the Time Go?

Catching up on some scenery in and around Clearwater Beach, as the month races by …

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Let’s Go Nova!

For many years, the Philadelphia Phillies had a tradition of playing an exhibition game against a college baseball team on the day before beginning their official grapefruit league season.  The tradition actually dates back to 1899, when Villanova University first … Continue reading

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Jack Russell Memorial Stadium

The announcement that the Dunedin Blue Jays will play their “A” league season home games at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium while their own stadium is being remodeled prompted Steve Cooper and me to pay a visit to the Phils’ former spring … Continue reading

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The End of a Beautiful Day …

… came with drinks to help the sun set behind our favorite fire pit on Clearwater Beach at Tate Island. Clouds of course make the sunset, and this evening’s magnificent display by nature was no exception. The capstone of the … Continue reading

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Harperpalooza

Local, Philadelphia, and national media descended on Spectrum Field this morning, joining a handful of fans to watch Maikel Franco practice his putout move on phantom runners coming in to third base. Of course, the real reason for the throng was … Continue reading

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Life is Nice with Bryce

Here on Clearwater Beach, we’re still in the throes of Bryce Harpermania, heralded by his King of Thrones merchandising. Bryce’s press conference yesterday garnered alot of attention for reasons we’ll discuss shortly, and it’s interesting to contrast it with his … Continue reading

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Delaware Valley is now Harper Valley

It was guaranteed to be front page news irrespective of where the Bryce Harper camp decided to sign.  But the fact that it was with the Philadelphia Phillies, who frankly have never acquired a superstar in his prime, came as … Continue reading

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