The Cruise Ship

So imagine you’re on a cruise ship and there’s been major structural damage. The boat is taking on water and the engines are damaged. So the crew gets together for a few hours to make an emergency plan and then the captain comes to the passengers. “Folks, we’ve got a plan. We’re going to have … More The Cruise Ship

Misfire

NuckolBall readers: This morning I sent out a post entitled “5 Notable Fights from Our Time at Vestal.” The post was password protected so if you tried to read it, you couldn’t get in. This post was not meant for NuckolBall. It was just something I was trying to send to a few friends. That … More Misfire

Please

Please please please please please please please please please please please please

Legal and Binding

I just started a new job, that as a perk provides access to free legal services. Wills and other simple stuff. It’s cool. So…in the next few weeks, I will be having the following instructions for my funeral made legal and binding. I will sign a baseball before my death. Everyone who attends my funeral … More Legal and Binding

It breaks your heart

“It breaks your heart. It was designed to break your heart.” That’s the opening of Bart Giamatti’s “The Green Fields of the Mind.” It’s an essay about the end of the season that talks about how baseball promises to suspend time, and how every year you believe it can, only to have it betray you. … More It breaks your heart