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SummerFest!

Enjoying some fine music by The Maytags at Ankeny SummerFest — one of the best annual events in the metro. Free admission. Free and convenient parking. Reasonable prices for food and drink.

Maisa had a blast on the carnival rides earlier this evening.

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Posted by on July 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Celebrating a fine season

 
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Posted by on July 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Tab Hunter

Today I tip my cap to 1950s teen heartthrob Tab Hunter, who has died at age 86.

Tab lived a fascinating life. I read his autobiography a few years ago and watched the Netflix documentary just a couple of weeks ago.

 

 
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Posted by on July 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Happy thoughts

I’ve been hearing and reading a lot of anti-journalism comments recently. That upsets me a great deal and makes me sad for America.

I want to be pissed off and yell and argue with the people who say these things.

But instead I’ll focus on the good things and the good times, and I’ll listen to some Beach Boys.

 
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Posted by on July 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

The Skipper

 
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Posted by on July 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Kenley is human, too

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has been so good for so long that it’s quite a shock when he blows a game. But that’s precisely what happened last night at the Big A.

Best thing about Kenley is that he probably has forgotten about that game and is thinking ahead to his next outing.

In baseball and life, it’s helpful to have a short memory.

 
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Posted by on July 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Red Barber was Vin Scully’s mentor

Longtime Brooklyn Dodgers broadcaster Red Barber…

 
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Posted by on July 6, 2018 in Uncategorized