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Entries from June 29th, 2011

How much longer will baseball survive in Batavia?

June 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Baseball, Blog

Every time I make the drive to Batavia for a Muckdogs game I wonder if it will be my last. The New York-Penn League club is on such shaky financial footing that each offseason there are rumors it will be sold and moved. There simply aren’t enough fans streaming through the gates to break even. […]

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Tweeting my way to the top

June 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tweeting my way to the top · Blog

In the great Twitter vs. Facebook debate, I fall squarely on the Facebook side of the fence. I know there’s a place for both of them, and some people make extensive use of both. You almost have to if you want to do a proper job of marketing anything these days. But Facebook is a […]

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Farewell to a great friend

June 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on Farewell to a great friend · Blog

Beavis is dying. I know it and she knows it. I lie to myself and give her a two percent chance of beating this, of somehow getting up and walking across the room again. She embraces it, understands that her time has come. She’s 17 and has lived with diabetes for six years. Twice daily […]

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Palmolive as a writing aid

June 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Palmolive as a writing aid · Blog

The harder I try to think about what to write, the more of a slog it becomes. (This is as true for blogging as it is when working on my novel.) I used to sit down at the keyboard and try to force something out of my empty head down through my fingers. It was […]

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A starting point

June 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on A starting point · Blog

When you’re late to the party you take what’s left. In the world of the web, that means you don’t get the snazzy “.com” domain name these days, unless your name is Snveroeh Qwerhtprdzski or something unique like that. I’ve had various blogs before and still have a couple others going, but wanted one now […]

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