Category Archives: Sports

How did you become a fan?

Living in New York City, my dad watched a lot of Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs baseball. My dad’s two favorite players, Ryne Sandberg and Dale Murphy had a lot to do with that. Also, their games were available via WGN and TBS.

For whatever reason, those awful Braves teams — and, boy were they awful — stuck with me. To this day, I am an Atlanta Braves fan.

When I moved from Anchorage, Alaska, to Worcester, Mass., I caught a lot of flack from the neighborhood kids, who didn’t know me from a whole in the wall, calling me a band-wagon fan — only liking the Braves because they were one of the best teams in the National League and in the playoffs.

Never bothered me one bit, really.

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Just Do It

There’s so many things running through my head right now.

I want to do many things, but who’s to say that I should do them. With so many things up in the air at work, I wouldn’t want to add one more thing to do without knowing how or when the other things are going to fall. For instance, I would love to write a technology blog. I think I could garner some readers and maybe even receive things to test — nothing hard core; though I would be able to do that. But, consumer electronics; cameras, blu-ray players, tablets, netbooks — shit like that. Yep, it could work. How could it not? It would start as something small — pointing readers in the right direction for tech stuff and why couldn’t I evolve into the go-to person for things. Yes, I would even include social media; which plays a huge roll in technology today. Again, though, it all depends on how and where those other items fall.

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