I Almost Played Baseball for the USC Trojans

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Baseball, Stories

Like any kid, I wanted to be a major league baseball player.

I played baseball in high school, but having spent most of my grade school years up in Canada, I was a little behind most of my American peers when I moved back down to the US for 11th grade. A birthday on the wrong side of the cut-off date for grade placement didn’t help things, making me almost a year younger than most of my peers. I wasn’t very good and spent most of the time riding the bench.

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Dinner at the Coronado Room

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Complaints, Random, Stories

I just returned from a road trip that I took across Arizona with my mother for her birthday. We hit the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley. All in all, a great adventure. Great sights, fantastic weather, but every time we came into a new town, we had to find good places to eat. In the Grand Canyon gateway town of Tusayan, we chose poorly.

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My Liberty Bell Experience

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Complaints, Stories

It was my birthday weekend. My girlfriend Sam and I were in Philadelphia. It was her first time in the city, so after dropping our bags at the hotel, we set out to see the sights.

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Oh Deer

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 in Stories

Last night, after spending a full day in Ashburn, Virginia catching up with old friends, I left my friend Corky’s house to head home in my new white Volkswagen GTI. My old friend Matt was in the passenger’s seat.

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My Beginning

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012 in Stories

Once you get past the grossness of your parents doing it, I’d think the story of your own conception and birth would be kind of interesting to most people. To me, it is. What follows is the story of my beginning, with most of the details from my mother.

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