A movie worth looking forward to

When I was teaching many years ago, I would go on and on about Jackie Robinson. One of my favorite quotes is his: “A life is only important for the impact that it has on other people.” And in a few days, we’ll get to see his story told on screen. Last year was AbrahamContinue reading “A movie worth looking forward to”

Credit where credit is due

I’ve worked in the publishing industry for over a decade, and there are certain traits that one needs to have in order to do this. First and foremost among these is a love of reading. It’s pretty simple, really. If you love reading books, then it makes sense to help with making more books. AndContinue reading “Credit where credit is due”

The final #42

Mariano Rivera’s 608 career saves should come with an asterisk. Not to make his record seem any less impressive than it already is, but to make it more so. In addition to having more career saves in the regular season than anyone in history, he also has (appropriately enough) 42 saves in the post-season asContinue reading “The final #42”

Countdown to #Cubs #DoubleTriple at 39 losses

The Cubs finally put together a three game win streak by sweeping the Astros at home last weekend. The conditions were right, and the Cubs took advantage. But all good things come to an end, and tonight’s loss brings us to the epic 1972 season, where only one team in the majors made it toContinue reading “Countdown to #Cubs #DoubleTriple at 39 losses”