Baseball In April Is Pure Hell. Except Hell is Sooooo Much Warmer.

There's nothing more American than baseball. And I'm American, so I love going to baseball games. I love watching my kids play. And I have so many happy memories of my Dad taking us to White Sox games, where we kept score even though there was a scoreboard. My memories always include one thing. Warmth. Baseball was a sport meant to be played during summer months. Not in April. April is no where near summer. Let's start with the White Sox home opener. I work in walking distance to Sox…

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What It’s Like To Spend Four Days Drinking in a Carnival Beer Garden

Heaven. It's like heaven. Fasten your seat belts. It is upon us. The parish carnival starts today. It's called Fisher Fest. And it's four fun-filled, action-packed days of rides, cotton candy, games, and booze. It doesn't get any better than this. The Carni rolled into town on Monday and you can smell the excitement in the air. It's party time. We have driven past everyday so far, to make sure all the rides are where they are supposed to be. We have even searched YouTube to watch what the new…

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My Thoughts On Being a Sox Fan When The Cubs Are in the Super Bowl

I like sports. I play sports. My kids play sports. I don't always understand sports. But one thing is for sure. I am a Sox fan. I was born and raised a Chicago White Sox fan. My Dad was a huge fan. I know everyone out there says that their Dad is the hugest fan ever, but they are wrong. My Dad was. My Dad died in April 2005 at the ripe old age of 58. When we were kids he would always say when he was old and senile…

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