Pure Joy

Baseball is pure joy in my life. It is standing while the Boy is at practice, watching him play catch, or go through drills, seeing the look of pure happiness on his face. There is something zen about the act of ball flying to glove to glove to glove, muscles and memory taking over from […]


Opening Day 2021

I love baseball. I love baseball in a way which is possibly a little strange. I don’t like toxic masculinity, I don’t really like playing sports, yet baseball. Baseball is boyish and whimsical, it’s strategic and skilled, it is a long slow game with fast bursts of action. Baseball is summer in America. It is […]