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Sunday Morning Opera: National Opera Week

Sunday Morning Opera:  National Opera Week
November 1, 2015
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This is one of those days when I don’t have a theme.  The long, dark siege of winter is here.  …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: The Met, Mets, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s Birthday & My Father

Sunday Morning Opera:  The Met, Mets, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s Birthday & My Father
October 18, 2015
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The problem with opera is that is is this big, huge sport of kings and queens, but it is also …Read the Rest

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We the (perpetually offended) People of the United States of America

We the (perpetually offended) People of the United States of America
July 13, 2015
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The other day, my cousin had a photo on FB.  The caption was something like ‘Who are we going to …Read the Rest

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April 8, 1974

April 8, 1974
April 8, 2015
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This is how I remember the greatest player in the history of the game.  Let’s be honest, Ted Williams is …Read the Rest

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I’m Tired of Being Outraged

I’m Tired of Being Outraged
January 7, 2015
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Is it possible 2014 will go down as the Year of Outrage?  So far, 2015 doesn’t seem to be much …Read the Rest

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The One Constant

The One Constant
December 26, 2014
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After dozing through The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is, arguably, not only one of the greatest comedies ever …Read the Rest

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The Most Important Aspect of Dealing With Cuba – BASEBALL!

The Most Important Aspect of Dealing With Cuba – BASEBALL!
December 20, 2014
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“…Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball..” Jacques Barzun In what is rather …Read the Rest

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The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch
October 28, 2014
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I’ve been predicting that the Democrats are facing an uphill battle in November.  The are several reasons for this.  First, …Read the Rest

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The Greatest Ever

The Greatest Ever
October 5, 2014
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“A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
April 23, 2014
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Lt. Col.Jerry Coleman 89 years old from San Diego, California VMSB-341, VMA-323 New York Yankees 1949-1957 September 14, 1924 – …Read the Rest

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POTUS While Black

POTUS While Black
April 10, 2014
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Henry Aaron, the greatest home run hitter in the history of baseball said it all the other day.  The rabid …Read the Rest

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What Is Greatness?

What Is Greatness?
April 9, 2014
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Henry Aaron was the last Major League player to be part of the Negro Leagues. One of the great benefits …Read the Rest

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Baseball Is Back

Baseball Is Back
March 31, 2014
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Today the world is young again.  It is a day of infinite possibilities where anything can happen.  It is a …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
February 19, 2014
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Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman 89 years old from San Diego, Calif. VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 – January 5, 2014  …Read the Rest

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Tired Person Blog Post

Tired Person Blog Post
January 5, 2014
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This has been a long week.  Friday night, I was so tired, I couldn’t sleep.  Two days have been spent …Read the Rest

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Immortality Acheived!

Immortality Acheived!
December 9, 2013
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This year, the Atlanta Braves have a huge chunk going into the 2014 Hall of Fame.  Joe Torre, Hall of …Read the Rest

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Teddy Ballgame’s Big Day

Teddy Ballgame’s Big Day
September 28, 2013
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On September 28, 1941 Ted Williams made history.  Always a man of courage, he could have sat out the game, …Read the Rest

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Who Are the ‘Real’ Americans?

Who Are the ‘Real’ Americans?
September 18, 2013
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Once again Sean Gastonguay is taking his ‘Christian’ and patriotic family on a dangerous ocean voyage because he believes in …Read the Rest

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Shoeless Joe Jackson on Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson on Shoeless Joe Jackson
July 16, 2013
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I found this the other day.  It is an interview of Shoeless Joe Jackson by the late, great sportswriter, Furman …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Buffalo Soldiers

Wednesday’s Hero – Buffalo Soldiers
February 27, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo is doing something a little bit different here.  I’m running today’s Wednesday’s Hero as my regular post. …Read the Rest

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Who Am I?

Who Am I?
January 19, 2013
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I am a kindergarten drop-out. Lately, The Pink Flamingo has been getting question about who I am.  You can find …Read the Rest

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Felix Hernandez – Immortal

Felix Hernandez – Immortal
August 15, 2012
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2010 Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez has pitched a perfect game today!  He is now immortal.  It is the 23rd …Read the Rest

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We Hold These Truths….

We Hold These Truths….
July 4, 2012
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Today, on the Fourth of July, it is time to discuss what makes America so great.  It is so obvious, …Read the Rest

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Tebow or Nobow

Tebow or Nobow
March 23, 2012
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Ever heard of Bobby Richardson? Baseball fans are a strange group of useful idiots.  We will argue over the smallest …Read the Rest

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Rage About Roids

Rage About Roids
February 25, 2012
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On Thursday, Brewer’s outfielder Ryan Braun was exonerated of the uses of steroids and his 50 game suspension was lifted. …Read the Rest

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BREAKING: Another Cincinnati Red Achieves Immortality

BREAKING:  Another Cincinnati Red Achieves Immortality
January 9, 2012
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A. Bartlett Giamatti was a sorry Commissioner if ever there was one, but not near as bad as what we …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Theodore Samuel Williams

Wednesday’s Hero – Theodore Samuel Williams
October 12, 2011
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Capt. Theodore “Ted” Williams (Center) 83 years old from San Diego, CA VMF-311, Marine Aircraft Group 33 (MAG-33) Baseball Hall …Read the Rest

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70 Years Ago Today .406!

70 Years Ago Today .406!
September 28, 2011
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How about a baseball trivia question for you.  Who was John Glenn’s wingman during the Korean War? What happens when …Read the Rest

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Tea Party “Patriots” as True Believers

Tea Party “Patriots” as True Believers
July 26, 2011
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“…For many people, the will to believe at times overrides the ability to think critically about the evidence for and …Read the Rest

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Willie, Mickey, and the Duke (1926-2011)

Willie, Mickey, and the Duke (1926-2011)
February 27, 2011
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The song featured Willie, Mickey, and the Duke. The Duke died today.  He was ranked #84 on the list of …Read the Rest

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