Let’s Go O’s

Game time nears. Tickets in hand, we step out of the car and into the parking garage. The level echoes with the noise of traffic on the streets below. Conversations bounce off the walls. The unexpected rubbery scent of a lined stairwell hits my nose as we descend floors, footsteps and cane taps muffled on…

Look Out from the Dugout

My husband showed me this story from ESPN about a mascot who launched hot dogs into the crowd at a 2009 KC Royals baseball game. Unfortunately, a fan suffered a retinal detachment after one of the foil-wrapped, flying weiners hit him in the eye. Allegedly, he wasn’t paying attention to his surroundings. I laughed. I’m a…

Fenway

I attended a ball game at Fenway Park. My expectations reached skyward for this hallowed place where thousands of fans built a spirited following. I’m not gonna lie. I wasn’t sipping any lager, and I’m neutral towards Boston sports teams, but I drank up the enthusiasm around me in the stands. Fenway was fun. We…

Trouble with the Curve

Everyone knows a grumpy old man, but does everyone know a grumpy old man going blind? “It must be so rewarding being one of your close friends.” Mickey, played by Amy Adams, says with sarcasm to her father, Gus, played by Clint Eastwood. I rented Trouble with the Curve after learning it featured macular degeneration….