Yordano Ventura: What Can You Say?

Just over a year ago, there was a parade through the streets of Kansas City. Riding in truck beds, the members of the Kansas City Royals waved and cheered along with a crowd as the vehicles weaved throughout the downtown blocks. There were speeches from the players to the fans, a group who had waited […]

Farewell, Kansas City

It was the summer after my first grade year. The first seven years of my life had been, to my knowledge, pretty good. I had no major complaints, I had made some friends, and had even learned to ride my bike without training wheels. Things could not be better. Despite this, I found myself leaving […]

Oh, How I Miss Summer Vacation…

George Bernard Shaw once said “Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.” When I was younger, I would have thought that ridiculous. “George Bernard Shaw is a stupid dummy,” I would have said. “Who cares about dumb Irish playwrights? Plus, his literary criticism was not as great as some […]

The Answer to Your Burning Question

You may recall a week ago being challenged by a fellow blogger. If you don’t, fortunately, it is right here. For a week I have left you wondering what is true. To review, the choices are I am friends with Burt Reynolds, I have walked across the Mississippi River, I have watched BioDome 47 times, […]

Kansas City Royals Spring Training: Just as Boring as You Might Expect

With Spring Training officially in session, it’s time for one of my favorite past times. Yes, I do enjoy baseball, but this is not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about Spring Training play-by-play. As a fan of the Kansas City Royals, I spend most of the summer months listening to play-by-play men trying to […]