Monthly Archives: January 2017
A while back, I decided that I no longer want to refer to the United States president-elect by name. This is for three reasons: So that I don’t have to think as much about him or what he might do … Continue reading
This New Yorker cartoon has made the rounds lately, and I think it hits the nail on the head.
His injuries in 2016 not only cost him part of the season: they forced him to give up his role as Alpha Dog in the Blue Jays’ lineup. For a while, we almost forgot about him entirely. Obviously, he picked … Continue reading
My mental image of Justin Smoak is of him striking out on a breaking pitch that dropped out of the strike zone. He seemed to do this over and over again. It got to the point where, if he got … Continue reading
When I was growing up, I don’t think I ever believed in Santa Claus. This might have been because my parents were less inclined to indulge in make-believe than some, but I think it was mostly because the house that … Continue reading
The Encarnacion situation seems like one of those logical problems discussed in an introductory philosophy class: a situation, like the Prisoner’s Dilemma or the Tragedy of the Commons, in which individuals acting in their best interest wind up not getting … Continue reading