Now that the NBA Finals are over and LeBron James is officially a free agent, there is a tremendous amount of speculation about where the basketball superstar will play next.
While most of the focus is on teams like Los Angeles, Houston and Philadelphia, there is another team that I believe is a much better fit for The King.
And while the national media “experts,” continue to ignore this option, it’s clear that the best team for LeBron James to join this summer is my rec softball team. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons That LeBron James Should Sign With My Rec Softball Team” →
I took a trip to Athens recently, but this time Athens was pronounced with a long A.
I left in the morning from Athens (pronounced Ath-ens), Ohio and ended up in Athens (Ae-thens), Illinois. When I arrived, I was not sure if I should use the bathroom or the batheroom.
I have a brother who lives in Athens, Illinois, so the visit was a good opportunity to see him (and his wife) while we compared our Athenses. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Athenses (and several more)” →
Fall is a perfect time to reflect on different subjects while you are enjoying being outside. Here are a few items I contemplated while on a few recent walks. Continue reading “Escalators, Teletubbies, forks and stinky trees are all part of the magic of Fall” →
Even when I am not trying, I am setting records.
The other night, for example, I went to see a Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball game with my lovely wife and her equally lovely mother, and we had lovely (but not as lovely was my wife and mother-in-law), time at the ballpark.
For those who may be unfamiliar with the Copperheads, they are a summer baseball team based in Athens, Ohio. The team is made up of college all-stars from around the region, and they play in a wooden bat league against teams also filled with college all stars. Continue reading “Fun night out features Copperheads baseball, fireworks and a new record I set” →
A few random thoughts related to summer in Athens, Ohio
I like the new extra wide sidewalks on West Union Street in Uptown Athens. I’m not sure I completely understand the reasons for them, but they look sweet. I enjoy how they appear modern with the smooth curves, but also historic with the bricks that have been included. They even have benches and super short trashcans that make me feel extra tall while walking. I may take some trash up there just because it looks fun to throw it into those short cans. Continue reading “Supersized sidewalks and a few thoughts about summer in Athens, Ohio” →
I’m happy they are fixing the streets and highways in Athens, Ohio this summer and I wouldn’t want to coordinate all of those projects, but it is kind of odd how it has worked out.
Here are a few thoughts on the road construction and driving in Athens this summer: Continue reading “A few thoughts on driving in Athens, Ohio this summer” →