Archive for December 2012

Hall of Shame, 2013

Various astronomical and religious/ cultural beliefs, particularly among the Mayans, may predict this to be my final blog today, on 12/21/12.  Chichén Itzá in the Mayan peninsula, is currently seeing a 40% rise in tourism, compared to previous years. So this countdown to the apocalypse, and the end of the world, was worth a look... Read more »

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman: Packers v. Bears 12/16/12

The Bar at the Peninsula, Chicago In the corner booth with Troy Aikman and Joe Buck.  Troy with his scotch, Joe with his Baileys. Troy:  Well Joe, here we go again. The Second City, great bar, and another Bears-Packers game.  Best rivalry in football. Joe: I know, time to put on my game day aura,... Read more »
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    My brother put a mitt in my hand at 5 years old, and the rest was history. Grew up on 89th and Clyde near CVS. I sat shot-gun in my father's taxi cab, listening to Sox and Bears games on the radio. Taught my 12" softball womens' teammates how to slide into 2nd base like Aparicio. Been a Professor for 25 years but never lost my love for Sports. Raised a family, and work in my garden and orchard. I can't stand technology, but have adapted.

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