Music in 2018

Introduction Every year I write basically the same thing in this introduction—this year is no different.  My music tastes are mine alone, so this list is less of a proclamation about what was definitively the best music than it is simply a list of my favorites.  I’m not a real music critic, and you can […]

What I’m Watching: 2018 Braves

Major League Baseball starts today, with all 30 teams opening their seasons (or at least, that’s how it was scheduled before the Reds of all teams postponed their opener against the Nats). Here’s what I’m watching on the 2018 Atlanta Braves: 1. Acuña Mañana? Will the Braves regret losing two weeks of Ronald Acuña’s production […]

2016 Baseball Hall of Fame

On a personal note, I realize have not written much in this space over the last couple of years. I like writing but also like maintaining a job, a healthy relationship with my family, and several other interests. However, I would like to be a little more active this year and at least share what I am thinking […]

The Case Against the SIAC

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is made up of 13 schools and is one of three D-II South Region conferences that receives an automatic bid to the eight-team NCAA Regional Tournament each year, alongside the Gulf South Conference and the Sunshine State Conference. In 2003, the NCAA Tournament field expanded to 64 teams, eight in […]

Florida 2008 Vacation Photos

Below is a slideshow of some of the best pictures I took from our vacation to Florida last week.  We spent six nights in Sarasota and took day trips to Busch Gardens in Tampa (2 days) and SeaWorld in Orlando (1 day).  On the way there and back, we stayed the night in Valdosta with […]

Vacation Time

It’s been four years since I’ve been on a week-long vacation somewhere, so I’ve been looking forward to next week for quite a while.  Melissa and I will be leaving today and spending the week staying in Sarasota, but we’re planning to visit some of the other Central Florida attractions like Busch Gardens and Sea […]