Tag: Nostalgia

Guest Post: Nick Shepkowski on His Favorite Anthony Rizzo Moment

Guest Post: Nick Shepkowski on His Favorite Anthony Rizzo Moment
I assume by now you’ve seen this: The #Cubs today acquired minor league RHP Alexander Vizcaíno and minor league OF Kevin Alcántara from the Yankees for 1B Anthony Rizzo and a cash consideration. pic.twitter.com/R4FfgNDeTY— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 30, 2021 I also assume that like most of us, you’re not taking this very well. Anthony... Read more »

The One Before I Die

The One Before I Die
With our old blog about to expire, it’s nice to know that ChicagoNow kept ours up in the interim. It is a sad time, because we had so much in the archives over there, but it’s been on life support for a while now since we haven’t been able to do much with life and... Read more »

Hanging out with Grandpa

Hanging out with Grandpa
Last month a couple of my friends, the boy and my father-in-law went to Wrigley Field.  It was my father-in-law’s first visit to Wrigley and he really enjoyed himself.  He got to spend a chunk of the game just hanging out with the boy while the big boys watched the game (a win, yay!) and... Read more »
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When baseball ended

When baseball ended
In the Kamigata area, they have a sort of tiered lunchbox they use for a single day when flower viewing. Upon returning, they throw them away, trampling them underfoot. The end is important in all things. –Yamamoto Tsunetomo I took a walk through a small forest preserve. There’s nothing there now, the trees are gone,... Read more »