October 8th, 2009

Word to the Wise

When you are running around trying desperately to finish up laundry, make phone calls, change diapers, prepare dinner, and grade schoolwork because you are leaving to take your daughter to soccer practice in just a few minutes and you think of checking your voice mail but then don’t because …

You still have to sweep the dining room You forgot all about the story you promised you read the 3

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September 12th, 2009

Soccer Saturday

June 17th, 2009

Baseball Banter

Him: I’m working late, you know.

Her: Okay … so how am I going to be in Town X and Town Y, both at 5:30?

Him: I thought we talked about this. You were going to bi-locate.

Her: Honey, you know I can only do that sometimes. We can’t count on it happening.

January 21st, 2009

Super Steelers

Here’s Eamon at Heinz Field last weekend. Dan and Eamon, my two crazy men, drove to Pittsburgh to watch the Steelers make it to the Super Bowl.

Dan might have called Polamalu’s interception and touchdown the “most beautiful thing” he ever saw.

I would be offended, except that I saw it on TV and even I have to agree that it was a thing of beauty.

And now

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October 1st, 2008

Baseball and Bon Jovi

Who can resist? Come on over and tell me who you are rooting for.

September 18th, 2008

Soccer Supper

July 31st, 2008

Beside Ourselves

Well now. We haven’t been this worked up around here since Bill Cowher retired.

Can it really be true?

What will Manuela say?

July 14th, 2008

Home Run Derby

Are you watching?

Counsil is a sandlot legend from the area of Raleigh, N.C., Hamilton’s neck of the woods. He used to pitch hours of batting practice to Hamilton’s older brother, then to Hamilton, during the American Legion and high school years.

When he was added to the American League field for the Derby, Hamilton knew who he wanted with him in the spotlight.

He called Counsil and asked, “Clay,

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