Spring Training road trip in 27 photos.

Footnotes included at the end. Footnotes Things we talked about in the car: Popularity, my mom, suicide (tragically relevant), relationship with his brother, baseball (lots and lots), future road trips, how I met Shani, times I had my heart broken, more baseball, Family Guy, hardest we’d laughed with our friends, play-by-play of my trip around … More Spring Training road trip in 27 photos.

Sad Kid

Jacks started his baseball camp Monday. Alex and I picked him up that evening. “How’d it go?” I asked. “Man, did I stink it up!” he said cheerfully. His friend Danny (who I was bringing home) chimed in. “I stunk it up too!” I didn’t know what to make of it, but after Danny was … More Sad Kid

Angelic Baseball

My uncle Coddy picked me up at the airport. As I climbed into the car, I asked him how far it was to Angels Stadium. “At least an hour. Get comfortable.” An hour sounded fine to me. We drove south across LA. Coddy told me about his hip surgery and a songwriter’s convention he’d recently … More Angelic Baseball

Lyrics from Boston

First, let me get this out of the way: we did not go to Fenway Park. The forecast called for rain all weekend, and we’re going to the Phillies game Thursday night – so we decided we’d do Fenway for our visit next year. Now…let’s proceed. Memorial Day Weekend and we were off to Boston. … More Lyrics from Boston

Camden Yards Review with Some Help from the Pope

To give you a proper illustration of Camden Yards, we’re going to discuss…the Sistine Chapel. Trust me, this will make sense. If you haven’t seen the Sistine Chapel (I have not), you might expect the ceiling to be this big, beautiful flat space. You might imagine Michelangelo in 1502 preparing to create a masterpiece on … More Camden Yards Review with Some Help from the Pope