Baseball is stranger than fiction

  Fiction for all that it frees the writer to bend the world to our will can still seem a step too far beyond reality when we create a certain situation or a character. It would be hard to believe that someone could get to the queen's bedroom if Michael Fagan hadn't done it. Or that… Continue reading Baseball is stranger than fiction

The Battle of Christmas Present

In the closing hours of the last day of the long, bloody, soul-wracking 2014 Christmas shopping season, hours before Boxing Day month begins, I must remind every consumer, all of us, to do their duty to the utmost. You must remain strong, resolute, and sharp-eyed for that last item on your list. You must keep your… Continue reading The Battle of Christmas Present