Top Ten Tuesday (With a Teaser or Two)

I was recently asked, by our Executive Editor here at Campus Pressbox, Damien Bowman, to select ten people for the Baseball Hall of Fame off the 2016 ballot. I did. And here they are: Mike Piazza Jeff Bagwell Tim Raines Larry Walker Ken Griffey, Jr. Nomar Garciaparra Jeff Kent Fred McGriff Edgar Martinez Alan Trammel I attempted not to choose any known “juicers”. No Bonds, … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday (With a Teaser or Two)

The Times They Are a Changin’

“Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they are a changin’” These words from Robert Zimmerman (Bobby Dylan to you and me) certainly … Continue reading The Times They Are a Changin’

Winter Words / Vol.9 / Football, Baseball and Blessings

The time has changed. The weather has changed. It remains winter, as the vernal equinox has yet to visit us, but spring is within sniffing distance. The forecast for north Georgia is for warm temperatures but it is going to be WET, really wet, this week. But, like a friend said, as I stopped to chat on my walk around midday, we certainly have it … Continue reading Winter Words / Vol.9 / Football, Baseball and Blessings

Jesus, The Missing Years

There has been much speculation as to what Jesus did between the ages of twelve and thirty. Some theorize that he traveled East and studied Buddhism. This brings to mind a line from a Ray Wylie Hubbard song, “Buddha wasn’t a Christian but Jesus would’ve made a good Buddhist.” Good point brother Ray. After all, Buddha is known as The Compassionate One. Christianity was, in … Continue reading Jesus, The Missing Years