Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sean Manaea’s Sputtering Effort

After seeing “Solo” again and still finding it too long, I boarded the 18 bus to the Lake Merritt BART station.  I saw another Stomper statue along the way, but I didn’t want to get off the bus to take … Continue reading

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Paul Simon: The Life

I finished reading Robert Hilburn’s book, “Paul Simon: The Life.”  It was a good book that will reveal a lot of things about Paul Simon’s music to you, although it feels like some important facts are missing because Art Garfunkel … Continue reading

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Daniel Gossett’s Three Consecutive Gopher Balls

One of the big news stories of the day was Roseanne Barr and her use of Twitter bringing about the cancellation of her television show. She really showed poor judgment. I wondered what John Goodman thought about it. I looked … Continue reading

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Trevor Cahill’s Eight Great but Wasted Innings

I saw Emily Turner on the KPIX morning news, telling us that this day would be the warmest day of the week. It took me a while to get out of bed and take the bus down Telegraph Avenue. The … Continue reading

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Frankie Montas’ First Win

My parents phoned me and spoke to me briefly. I was alarmed that my mother had apparently suffered some pain from arthritis during the past week. I watched CBS Sunday Morning and saw Tommy Chong in one segment and Mister … Continue reading

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Daniel Mengden’s Dazzling and Baffling Pitches

I went out to the BART station and over to the Coliseum. I took a photo of the remains of the Friday night fire. One of the people in line outside one of the gates commented on my retro look, … Continue reading

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Sean Manaea’s Scuffling and Increasing ERA

I went to the Coliseum and saw that the food trucks were in the parking lot.  At Wezy’s, I asked for the grand slam, and the cashier said that he liked my style.  I went to the Rita’s truck and … Continue reading

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