life, memoir, Sports

This Time of Year

This is the time of year I start to get nostalgic, and sometimes melancholy.

Where I grew up in the Midwest, my family and I spent Sundays watching football. We were die-hard fans, even when our team was losing and the games were blacked out. We listened to them on the radio when that happened. Younger Bears fans probably couldn’t imagine Soldier Field not selling out and subsequent blackouts. Continue reading “This Time of Year”

life, Sports

A Baseball Birthday

Come join us for my husband’s 50th birthday surprise … a weekend of baseball at the bay. The Rays opening weekend at Tropicana Field against the Yankees.

First, we checked in at a historical hotel built in 1925. Formerly the Pennsylvania, it is now a Courtyard by Marriott.

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