FACELIFT

I have not had any “work” done.  Oh, I could sure use it, but hey, time does what it does. Over the next year, or thereabouts, the ballpark in Los Angeles where the Dodgers play (the Doyers some would say) is getting a $100 million face lift.  I cut and...

MATT-GICIAN

Do you believe in magic?  That’s a wonderful song from, oh, a few years back, but it is about magic “in a young girl’s heart…”  This is a bit different. First, you may not have heard of Matt Beaty, or not heard much.  He is 26, just up...

IT’S A BUSINESS

If your kid grows up to be a major league pitcher, you will not (I repeat NOT) name him Homer…  Except, well, the Los Angeles Dodgers just traded some of their stalwarts, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, and Alex Wood, for Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds, among...

LOSS

Darkness at the break of noon Shadows even the silver spoon The handmade blade, the child’s balloon Eclipses both the sun and moon To understand you know too soon There is no sense in trying               – Bob Dylan On that cheerful note, there is also  a...