Photos from trip to Denver, Coors Field, visit to National Ballpark Museum

This is a blog I wrote months ago about a trip I took last year. Mom died during the summer, so this one got shelved, but not just because of … Continue reading Photos from trip to Denver, Coors Field, visit to National Ballpark Museum

California Thinkin’: my takeaways from a trip to the Golden State

A vacation to end the summer symbolizes the start of autumn, on the calendar if not the thermometer. It won’t start to feel autumnal in Oklahoma until November. To escape … Continue reading California Thinkin’: my takeaways from a trip to the Golden State

Pittsburgh baseball pilgrimage capped with visits to PNC Park

Of all the places I’ve traveled to in the past decade, no place has surprised me as much as Pittsburgh. I picked the Steel City three years ago as a … Continue reading Pittsburgh baseball pilgrimage capped with visits to PNC Park

Ichiro will go down as best baseball player of our generation (along with Jeter)

Although Ichiro didn’t call it a retirement today, let’s face some facts. Mr. Suzuki (who?) is 44 years old, and he was batting .205 in 44 ABs so far this … Continue reading Ichiro will go down as best baseball player of our generation (along with Jeter)

Baseball aspirations: Dodger Stadium and an NLDS sweep over Arizona

Long before I rooted for the Texas Rangers, I rooted for the New York Mets. Those were the 80s, and I was a teenager. Before that were the Kansas City … Continue reading Baseball aspirations: Dodger Stadium and an NLDS sweep over Arizona

Coors Field, Denver’s LoDo district demolish expectations

Earlier this year, my girlfriend and I decided on a quick weekend jaunt to Denver, another in a long list of stops in my quest to watch a game at … Continue reading Coors Field, Denver’s LoDo district demolish expectations

Spring training trip to Phoenix starts with Brewers, Dodgers and a sweet Mustang

As it rains across central Oklahoma tonight, I hearken back to the start of March and sunnier days. This year, I took my second trip to The Grand Canyon State, … Continue reading Spring training trip to Phoenix starts with Brewers, Dodgers and a sweet Mustang