Monthly Archives: April 2015

End of tax season

April 30 is the end of the tax season.  Since I work for an Accounting firm, today marks the end of the accountants madness. I like to tell them, yet fear for my safety when I do, that during their … Continue reading

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A bit of a stinker…

We had our season opener for the AA Rockies last evening. It was a bit of a stinker. Pitching was pretty solid. The defence, in general, behind that pitching was not. I ended up using 4 pitchers in a lop-sided … Continue reading

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Let’s get the regular season going…

We have our final pre-season coaches meeting tonight.  I will be able to pick up uniforms for both the AA and AAA teams.  We didn’t have uniforms for the new players on the weekend for the exhibition games but it … Continue reading

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It was a cold day for baseball

Both my AAA and AA teams played exhibition games yesterday. It was a cold day in late April. The temperature at noon was around 6C. For the later game, it had dropped and by the end of the game, it … Continue reading

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It is here…

Today is the Babe Ruth Calgary Jamboree Opening Tournament at Optimist Athletic Park. It is going to be a cold one, the expected high is around 8C. Not the perfect weather for baseball, that’s for sure. I don’t think I’ve … Continue reading

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Getting old…

Although I am only 43, sometimes I feel much older than that.  I decided to walk to the Best Buy yesterday. From my place, it is approximately 2km. I did my shopping, no problem. I decided to continue onto the … Continue reading

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Talking about death…

I am not sure on how to put this into words exactly.  It isn’t something that I have written about before, not something that I have thought about writing before. I am writing this for myself.  I write all my … Continue reading

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The baseball front

I seem to write a lot about baseball.  I don’t have a lot of other hobbies, etc., so I will write what I know about, I guess. We had our first outdoor workout last evening.  I am still having issues … Continue reading

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First outdoor practice

Well, it is April 21 and there is no snow on the ground in Calgary.  Actually, I shouldn’t say something like that, it might tempt Mother Nature, the bitch that she can be. The Rockies have our first outdoor workout … Continue reading

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Another awesome game

After Friday’s stinker, the Calgary Flames played a home game for the first time in years last evening.  With the series tied 1-1, it wasn’t a must win game but one that I am sure neither team wanted to drop. … Continue reading

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