Author Archives: Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

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.

Pacific Catamaran – San Diegan Style VHG

Nice environment at Catamaran Resort.  

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Fall League Update #2

I finished update #1 a week ago by mentioning that Phillies prospect Zach Warren, a relief pitcher, mysteriously hadn’t appeared in a game.  He’s now appeared in three, having been roughed up in the first one but stellar in the second and … Continue reading

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The Secret of Kol Nidre

There was this Jew who was very … shall we say, they used to call his type a “Yekke“.   Very particular about his preferences in life.  He had a flight scheduled well in advance of his travel date with … Continue reading

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Fall League Update

Today was a scheduled off-day, and a good time to update what’s happening.  The Phillies prospects are part of the Scottsdale Scorpions, and ironically right now they’re mirroring the parent club who finished the major league season with a .500 … Continue reading

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Spill the Wine Take that Pearl

It was the summer of 1970 and I was lying a field of grass, basking in warm sunshine as a junior counselor at Camp Morasha in Lake Como, Pennsylvania.  An unusual and intriguing song came on the radio, having just … Continue reading

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Rationality and Compassion: Sending Away the Mother Bird

On the precipice of the time of year when Jews world-over are preparing for Rosh Hashanah, introspection abounds.  I have come to appreciate the wide-ranging perspectives of Rabbi Y.Y. Jacobson, who digs deeply into the complexities of Judaism and  their … Continue reading

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Fall League Arrival

It was an adventure getting to Arizona this year.  Our timing could have been better, as attempting to fly into Phoenix airport on Monday afternoon we were diverted out of the area due to an uncharacteristic tornado in the desert. … Continue reading

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