Monthly Archives: May 2018

Not moving again?

I may go and look at a house this weekend.  I heard back from the agent yesterday, had some questions about the place.  The house was built in 1933 and had numerous renovations since.  It’s on a double-sized lot in … Continue reading

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Accountability

This past weekend flew by.  I umpired double-headers both Saturday and Sunday as well as games last Wednesday and Thursday so I just had Friday night off.  I don’t umpire this week until Thursday, so the 3 evenings free will … Continue reading

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Long weekends

As I have mentioned, this past weekend was a long weekend, Victoria Day weekend in Canada and the unofficial start of summer for many. At my work, the offices close early on the Friday before long weekends in the summer … Continue reading

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May 24 Weekend

It’s the May 24 Long Weekend, Happy Victoria Day. Friday night, I started the long weekend by going to a Brazilian steakhouse for dinner, all you can eat meat. It was quite awesome. If you’ve never been to one, you … Continue reading

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The long weekend – summer is here?

It’s almost the first long weekend of the summer.  Well, summer isn’t really here as yet but May 24 is traditionally the start of summer.  It’s cold here today, 10C and supposed to rain later on in the day, but the … Continue reading

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Zeus…

I have been on Facebook since sometime in 2007 now, so quite a long time now.  One of the features it has is called “On this day” where it shows you posts from this day in history. Most of the … Continue reading

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Awesome spring weather…

The weekend went by too quickly, as most weekends tend to do.  When you umpire a double header each day though, that makes things go by a little more quickly I’d guess.  I plan on doing double headers most weekends … Continue reading

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Great weather and more baseball…

The Babe Ruth Silent Auction was held last night at Schanks South Bar, lots of items to bid on, good food and lots of people.  I stayed for a couple of hours, left shortly after 9pm.  I guess I am … Continue reading

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Baseball is a big part of life…

I am fairly busy with baseball right now.  I have retired from coaching and luckily, I don’t miss it at all.  I am now busy with umpiring, 4 days a week or so. I had a AA game last evening, … Continue reading

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World Series bound – not THAT World Series…

Last month at a Babe Ruth board meeting, I was asked if I wanted to apply to umpire in the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series in Branson, Missouri in August.  The hotel and food costs would be covered by the … Continue reading

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