Jack’s big Christmas present was a trip to a Yankees/Red Sox game, and this Wednesday was the big day. We left at 2:00 and headed to New York City with plenty of time to do our thing. We parked in Washington Heights and rode the subway into the Bronx to get there. Jack has a … More Language Lessons and Teen Boys
Maybe a year ago, Alex was looking at family photo albums and said: “Jack used to smile so much more when he was little.” Then this past weekend, I heard Alex’s best friend, Aidan, refer to Jack as: “The man who never smiles.” Here’s a pretty typical shot of Jack from a bike trip with … More My son doesn’t smile
We begin…with stress. At work, we were launching a new product and the big launch meeting was in Orlando this week. Our client was a flaming ball of stress heading up to the meeting, which led to some seriously uncomfortable phone calls over the weekend where she used the word “disappointed” a lot. But the … More Tampa Rays Blues
Baseball season has finally returned. I have 2 observations: 1) Good evenings Jack and I sat on the couch the other night and put on the Yankees game. We watched 1 inning, but it was a 45-minute inning where the Yanks battered the Astros. The boy is 12, but he still sat down next to … More TMI about the start of baseball season
This weekend we made it to Cincinnati for our first game of the season. A roadtrip to meet up with Shani’s folks at The Great American Ballpark. Here are 8 random observations: 1) I could be a professional baseball park travel agent. I got prime seating for $28, parking for $5, and executed an exit … More 8 Observations from a trip to Cincinnati
Note: Jack freaked out when I asked him to read the final verse because “Jeter isn’t dead!”. So I read it.
So let’s start with the tickets. They cost me $288 each. A lot of people have asked and half-asked me, so I figured I’d get that up front. I forked over $576 for Jack and I to go see Derek Jeter’s last game at Yankee (plus the cost of a quart of ice cream for … More Goodbye, Mr. Jeter