Telling Mr. Hand “Aloha”

My first attempt at blogging came several years before I started this blog, and I named it “AlohaSpicoli.” I’m not even inclined to provide a link here, but if anyone reads this and wants to go seek it out, be my guest. Just be aware that the guy writing those posts isn’t  much like theContinue reading “Telling Mr. Hand “Aloha””

Six months!

Tomorrow marks the six month anniversary of my humble blog, which is named for something I bought at a garage sale, and came into being because I didn’t want to crash someone else’s website again. It’s progressing nicely, both in terms of the content I’ve been able to create (mostly by going to the wellContinue reading “Six months!”

One million dollars. For a baseball.

I saw this story online today and felt like Mr. Hand when Spicoli had a pizza delivered to his classroom in Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Am I hallucinating? The story of Bill Buckner and the ground ball that went through his legs has been played again and again in the 25 years since it happened,Continue reading “One million dollars. For a baseball.”