October 2011

Monthly Archives

  • Walking in Circles

    I have to admit I’m not that great with directions. As much as it pains me as a man to say, my wife has a better sense of direction than I do. That doesn’t mean, however, that I’m quick to stop and ask for directions when I am lost. I’m often convinced that the place [...]

  • Rearview Mirrors

    Ray Harroun was convinced he could win the first Indianapolis 500. He came out of retirement to race in that first race in 1911. His yellow #32 Marmon “Wasp” was fine-tuned and ready to race. As the time for the race to begin drew close, it became clear that Ray was going to be a [...]

  • Don’t Hold Back

    It was the last game of the year, September 28. The batting title for the National League was clearly going to be decided on the last day. Jose Reyes had a chance to be the first New York Met to ever win the title. What he did next certainly has spurred debate for days. Reyes [...]