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.

Sy Berger’s Baseball Cards

Continuing with spring cleaning this weekend, I came across a book on Jews not named Hank Greenberg or Sandy Koufax who impacted baseball in America.  From the hobbyist’s perspective, front and center was Sy Berger – father of the modern … Continue reading

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Stephen King and Spring Cleaning

It’s coming on ten years since I blogged about discovering Stephen King’s love of baseball in a quietly celebrated supplement to the San Francisco Panorama (McSweeney’s Issue 33).  While spring cleaning this morning, in preparation for vacating our North Jersey … Continue reading

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A Jersey Shore Passover Pilgrimage

Enjoyed the scene at the Jersey Shore the past few days, with the assemblage of Chasidim of all stripes populating the boardwalk for their annual Chol Hamoed Pesach tradition.  It was quite the mixed crowd! The beautiful spring weather yesterday … Continue reading

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Opening Day Photos

These photos courtesy of Steve Potter and Phillies – A Fan’s View (the corny commentary of course being mine). McCutchen touchin’ ’em all with a leadoff home run. Franco doing damage from the number 8 spot. The Phanatic calculating exit … Continue reading

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March Mini-Sabbatical Flies By Again!

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Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay …

 

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Sunset on Clearwater Beach

On a rainy day like today it’s always a bonus when the sky clears sufficiently to permit a magnificent sun setting to backlight the blanket of clouds.

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