Michelangelo’s David graces the diamond

Friday, June 18, 2010 at 1:16 pm

I’m an artist, but I can’t paint a picture, sculpt a head, or draw a circle. My art is writing, but there’s an art to baseball too. There’s a certain grace to fielding a hard, bouncing ball, delicately capturing it in a leather glove, step, step and hurling it across a diamond as if on […]

Categories: Overview of the Book and Me

Perfection from the dirt of imperfection

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 7:17 am

Jim Joyce – maybe a name you don’t knew, or perhaps only learned of recently…he’s the umpire who’s incorrect call blew Detroit Tiger’s Armando Galarraga’s perfect game. Rather than berate, cajole, spit, kick or punch, Galarraga did the unexpected – he graciously accepted Joyce’s apology without anger or malice. Remind me again, when do you […]

Categories: Overview of the Book and Me