This year, none of my boys are on a roster. The question we get asked, always with a hint of sarcasm because it’s not like people don’t have some idea of life outside of baseball, is this: What are you going to do? In no particular order, I have some thoughts on that.
L.M. Montgomery wrote what I consider to be the happiest books of all time. When I read Anne (of Green Gables and other lovely places – 8 books in all), life tastes better. This is all the more mind-blowing to me when I read her journals and see the real person behind the books, the real person with sometimes years of more unhappiness than not (that is, if our journals tell the
This month and a little part of the next we’ll be at so many baseball games, the number will only be rivaled by how many each of us miss because they’re all happening at the same time. Three boys, four different baseball teams. Michael’s helping coach one of the teams, which makes his decision easy during conflicts. I’ll be left to decide between them, trying to keep it as fair