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Fun & Sun in Florida

We experienced great weather on our recent trip to Florida: record warmth and widely scattered barbecue. Our day at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland was fun-filled despite the fact that the Orioles lost to the Tigers 15-2. From there, we … Continue reading

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Tidbits

After titling this entry, I got to wondering about the origin of the word, tidbit. It’s not that old, relatively speaking, dating to circa 1635 and being a combination of tide, as in “feast day” (think “Yuletide”) and bit as … Continue reading

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Safe at Home

After 15 days and almost 2,900 miles we arrived safely back in Williamsport around 4:00 this afternoon, but not before stopping by our “home” field at Rebel Park to play one more game of catch. We thought that doing so … Continue reading

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One Last Hoyt-Rah

We pulled into Huntersville, NC about 1:30 today, having left Jacksonville at 6:00 a.m. and having enjoyed a wonderful visit with the McClearys. After lunch, we set out to find a ballpark or an empty field on which to play … Continue reading

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Squeezing the Last Bit of Juice Out of This Trip

This post is coming to you from a McDonald’s just south of Jacksonville. We told our high school friends Joe and Janice McCleary that we’d be there at 6:00 so we’d thought we’d stop and post for the day–and not … Continue reading

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Another Game and More Barbecue

The world of baseball has always been a small one, a fact proven again today when Al and I spotted former New Market Rebel General Manager and current 50-50 salesman, Tom Linski ushering at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland. We … Continue reading

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We’re Now in Lakeland

Motel 6 left the light on for us last night, but not the wi-fi connection. We could have bought one, but we went to McDonald’s for a milk shake and free wi-fi. Then the computer battery died before this post … Continue reading

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