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Stan Musial: Great Catholic American

Book: Stan Musial: An American Life by George Vecsey Method: Read library copy What I got from the book: The word nice is essential to understanding who Stan Musial was. The book cloth color is Cardinal Red, naturally. The dust … Continue reading

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Lucy In The Diamond With Skies

I went to a Marlins game with my brother on Saturday and our childhood broke out. We walked into a cavernous stadium for a MLB game and by the time we left I had wandered into a Little Havana apartment … Continue reading

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The Meeting That Made The Decision Possible

DISSOLVE TO: A garden, somewhere outside Schenectady: PAT O’RILEY So … Reinsdorf will move against you first. He’ll set up a meeting with someone that you absolutely trust … guaranteeing your ability to speak freely. And at that meeting, you’ll … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Bloody Sunday

If Tuesday’s [05/17] news of the British Queen visiting Ireland’s Croke Park stadium did not seem unusual, then like me, you need a refresher on ‘The Troubles.’ Opening lyrics to the U2 song, Sunday Bloody Sunday: I can’t believe the … Continue reading

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God and imagination

The greatest Christian writers of the last century — C.S. Lewis [Chronicles of Narnia], G.K. Chesterton [The Ethics of Elfland, a chapter in Orthodoxy], and J.R.R. Tolkien [Lord of the Rings] — loved fairy tales. The reason is that those … Continue reading

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Reasonable HardballTalk

One of my favorite national bloggers, Craig Calcaterra from the HardballTalk Blog, gives me a mention in discussing Tim Elfrink’s Miami NewTimes article which criticizes the new Marlins stadium in Little Havana [cant’ write that enough]. Calcaterra writes: As for … Continue reading

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Marlins Stadium Article Mentions 2 Think Good Blog

I could feel that something odd was happening to my blog for the past few days. Sure enough, a review of my site stats confirmed it, readers! The two-day triple-digit deluge of visitors were sent over by a generous mention … Continue reading

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Worst Day At Miami High Still Pretty Good

The Miami High Sports Hall of Fame welcomed eight new members in its 2011 induction ceremony April 16th at the Miami High Auditorium. There may have been a more diverse crowd gathered in Miami that night, but none with a … Continue reading

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Marshall, stillborns and happiness

In Graham Greene’s perfectly titled novel, The Heart of The Matter, he addresses life and the emotion of happiness: It seemed to Scobie that life was immeasurably long. Couldn’t the test of man be carried out in fewer years? Couldn’t … Continue reading

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Three Pages into Three Thousand Years

Three pages into Three Thousand Years and I have an issue. A new low. Advent is a good reminder to attempt to deepen the faith. So when I read great things about Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, I bought … Continue reading

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