Monthly Archives: May 2016

Yonder Alonso’s Game-Saving Catch

I went out to Trader Joe’s before I caught the bus to the Fruitvale BART station.  I got to the Coliseum in good time, but I didn’t realize that they wouldn’t open the gates until 11:30.  The Twins were the … Continue reading

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Rich Hill’s Eighth Win and 2.25 ERA

I woke up and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  I wanted to see the segment about the Monkees.  Michael Nesmith did appear in it.  My parents phoned me.  I went out grocery shopping before I took the bus out to the … Continue reading

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Billy Butler’s 3 RBI

I awoke early and watched CBS This Morning and its chef segment.  Sam Hazen’s signature dishes include Key Lime Pie and Grilled Pineapple Smash.  I looked up the American Top 40 playlist for the weekend.  The Top 10 songs on … Continue reading

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Sean Manaea’s Third Loss

Since it was John Fogerty’s birthday, I listened to his “Centerfield” album.  It was one of my prized CDs because it had the track “Zanz Kant Danz” on it.  I went ahead with work and felt that I wasn’t getting … Continue reading

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Monsieur Verdoux

I spent a lot of time grading papers.  I walked pretty slowly and didn’t quite finish.  I went over to the record store and bought the Criterion Collection Blu-ray edition of “The Seventh Seal” and a vinyl copy of John … Continue reading

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Utvandrarna

I spent some time working on papers, getting ready to grade them.  When I returned home, I looked at the unseen Blu-ray discs on my shelf and decided to watch “The Emigrants.”  I had seen this movie before on DVD, … Continue reading

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The Royal Tenenbaums

I gave the final exam for my class and left the room with a week’s worth of papers to grade.  Some of the students wished me a good summer, and I wondered if I would see any of them during … Continue reading

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