Tag Archives: Nostalgia

27

My birthday was on Sunday. I turned 72-years-old. More on that later. In the days leading up to my birthday, I realized I don’t like the number 27. It’s too close to 30. At least when I was 26, I … Continue reading

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Major League Baseball Should Adopt A New Schedule

Major League Baseball should adopt a new, balanced schedule. There is no reason why – with a 162-game season – fans should be forced to see their favourite team play the four other teams in their division, a total of … Continue reading

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Brain Landfill

Good evening. Technically, it’s morning, but I’m wearing a retainer in my mouth and talking like Dracula is the only way for words to come out without the accompaniment of saliva. Otherwise, I’m Daffy Duck, but with underwear. I don’t … Continue reading

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Smells Like The Night

It goes straight to my lungs and helps me breathe you sit there and shiver thinking it’s just a cool breeze I tell you it smells you don’t let me finish I say it smells like the night but you … Continue reading

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Pizza Leftovers

I think I’m getting sick. No wait, I think I have allergies. No, that can’t be it. I’ve never had allergies. I must be getting sick. But I’ve gone to sleep early the last two nights. Sleep doesn’t make you … Continue reading

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20 Years of Formula One

I became a fan of Formula One in 1998, at the mature age of six and a half. Kids are a stickler for that half year, while I just like accuracy. That would mean this is my 20th year as … Continue reading

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I Can Only Imagine

Have you ever listened to a kid tell a story? They’ll start off with the truth, but halfway through the story, they’ll call out the read-option play from their playbook, which gives them the ability to either continue telling the … Continue reading

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The Chills Beneath This Sweater

Rocks are heavy they can weigh you down, they can break scissors when covered with a sheet, they are powerless doesn’t that explain so much? When the chill comes knocking at my spine I don’t know what appears in my … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of Sport

Yesterday, the radio voice of the Toronto Blue Jays, Jerry Howarth, announced his retirement after 36 seasons with the team. Health issues that have affected his voice in recent years, lead to his decision. Spring Training begins today, without him. … Continue reading

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Oh, the Sports You’ll See!

I’ve spent my entire existence wondering what my life would be like if I didn’t like sports. I still don’t have an answer. It’s a great mystery to me. Somebody get Scooby-Doo and the gang on line one. How would … Continue reading

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