Focus

Thing2 is wrapping up his second year playing for the minor-league in Little League baseball. He's played catcher this year and loved it. I think this is the year that most parents love watching. The kids still place a high values fairness -- something about which we all seem willing to compromise as we get older--andsportsmanship. Parents cheer for their own players, but it's also common and...

Grounders

It's Saturday morning, and we're off to T-ball.  Almost all our Saturdays involve some morning sport with one or both of the boys.  In winter it's the perfect antidote to cabin fever, but this morning it's helping get me grounded again. A weekend away at the Cape led to a week of catching up at work and at home.  I forgot most of what I wanted to write about, and substituting marathon digital...

Sunny with a chance of SuperDude

I can predict the weather once a year with near 100% certainty.  The last Saturday in April will almost certainly be sunny and cold.  I know this because this is the day Little League begins in our town, and it would not be the official start of the game season if eager young T-ballers weren't being watched by smiling parents bundled up in coats and sweatshirts.  There is one thing about this...