Posts tagged "humor"

Ricketts Family - About your new Hotel Zachary across from Wrigley Field ...we need to talk

Just read that the name of the hotel being constructed smack dab across from Wrigley Field will be called Hotel Zachary AND apparently WON’T have a “sports theme” of any kind!?! WRIGLEY HOTEL TO DOWNPLAY BASEBALL…No stuffed chairs in the lobby meant to look like baseballs or historic photos of Wrigley Field lining the walls…”... Read more »

Time-Travel to 1908 to see the Chicago Cubs win the World Series? No thank you.

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Cubs Lose Double-Header to the Padres and Why I am Very Scared

Cubs Lose a Double-Header to the Padres…no big deal, right? But let me tell you why… I am scared. And let me also say this…as a true Cubs fan, I have been programmed to have LOW EXPECTATIONS – and therefore I am never too disappointed. Right? This mindset has worked for the masses (with few... Read more »
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Warning: Sports Talk Will Infringe on the Shopping Spree - My BFF Learns a Lesson

Last week my best friend Roseann came to visit for a few days. One morning over coffee, we were planning our day and chitchatting when (I guess) in the spirit of politely including My Guy in the conversation – she made a huge mistake. Because she knows what a Sports Nut he is, these are... Read more »

So Glad that President Obama made it to last night’s Bulls Game at the United Center. Tales from the Front.

Yesterday morning, My Spontaneous Sports Guy shouts out “It’s the Bulls opening day of the regular season. They are playing Cleveland –you know- LeBron James. We’re going, right?” We had just come off of a “sports boring” weekend. Our amazing Cubs had run their course, and our struggling Bears were on a “bye week”. This... Read more »

His Autographed Ernie Banks Jersey and Four Stars for Good Behavior: A Great Day at Wrigley Field

Flashback to a few weeks ago-Cubs vs. Sox, the first round of the slugfest was at Wrigley and the drama was in full swing. The Cubbies were down two games. Damn. We headed out to the Sunday game to ward off the threat of an embarrassing sweep. Bonus: Besides the Cubs vs. Sox traditional fun,... Read more »
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Why a Die-Hard Chicago Sports Guy cannot be out of town this time of year

We had escaped the miserable Chicago winter – retreating to our tropical paradise – sun, sand, sea and fun. Living the dream. So WHY was my Die-Hard Sports Guy having bouts of periodic gloominess and anxiety? Answer: We were in the middle of the “High Sports Season”, Bulls and Blackhawks in the playoffs and the... Read more »

Balls: Overly Deflated or Under Inflated? What's Your Take on DeflateGate?

An intense major drama has exploded in the NFL: It’s DeflateGate, and yesterday afternoon I inadvertently got sucked into it. The New England Patriots are under fire and there’s some ‘splainin’ to do. So crazy ridiculous. I had heard some news blips about the New England Patriots and their football deflating shenanigans – but really... Read more »

Marc Strickland the Chicago Cubs' Team Psychologist Has Been Let Go -Three Ideas to Fill the Shrink Void

`The Chicago Cubs’ team psychologist, Marc Strickland, is history. As one might surmise the Cubs are most likely an emotionally vulnerable group – bearing the burden of 106 years of failure to win a World Series. The 2014 baseball season is days away and the powers that be need to think out of the box... Read more »
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Carmelo Anthony Playing for the Bulls and Bringing his Wife La La to Chicago: Why This Is On My Wish List

I confess that I know nothing about Carmelo Anthony who currently plays basketball for the New York Knicks. In fact, I know nothing about the upcoming NBA trades or who might be going where. However, I was recently skimming through the serious analysis of the Bull’s trade scenario as related by a fellow blogger (Chicago... Read more »