Monthly Archives: January 2018

The First Domino Falls

Center fielder Lorenzo Cain has signed a five year, $80 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, and the long anticipated break-up of the Kansas City Royals has officially begun. The Royals get a compensatory draft pick, somewhere around #30 in … Continue reading

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The Circle

The Circle is a large, cutting edge tech company in northern California. Everybody wants to work for the Circle. Imagine if Google and Apple and George Orwell had a baby, it would be The Circle.  This is a cautionary tale … Continue reading

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One of the few good things about Kansas in January.

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The Word of the Week is:

Shit-hole: noun, vulgar slang.  an extremely dirty, shabby or otherwise unpleasant place. Sure sounds like the Haiti I’ve heard about. But it also describes an apartment I had at college. It wasn’t dirty, but it was otherwise unpleasant because I … Continue reading

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The Jealous Kind

This is the second James Lee Burke book I have read that is not about Detective Dave Robicheaux. Instead it’s from the Hackberry Holland series, but you would not know this if you didn’t read the inside back cover of … Continue reading

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Betting On The Come is Bad Baseball Business.

I don’t get OPS. I don’t know what WAR is and after 50 years of watching baseball I still cannot recognize a balk. But what I think I know, so therefore it’s an opinion, is when an elite player finally … Continue reading

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