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October baseball memories 

When I was a kid ( million years ago) I was a ball player. I practiced for hours. During my ‘spring training’, I threw balls against our garage with snow in the ground. My old coach Hank Tostenson used to … Continue reading

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Champions for public education? VSB #bced -Sun

http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/story.html?id=10900829 It’s March Madness! And that means it’s School Board budget time again! Madness indeed. Like a championship game ruined by a corrupt referee, BC students, teachers and parents have been lied to! And the Vancouver school board is once … Continue reading

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CBC.ca | Daybreak South | Three Kelowna women join National Field Hockey Team

CBC.ca | Daybreak South | Three Kelowna women join National Field Hockey Team.   Bullies, flagrant fouls and undercutting your opponent. It might sound like “Mixed-martial arts,” but we are actually talking about Women’s Field Hockey.Three young Kelowna women have … Continue reading

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Tour de France, LIFE’s Tour of No Pants :-)

LIFE GALLERY 61701:     Tour de France or Tour of No PantsLIFE     – http://www.life.com/embed/index/gallery/id/61701/size/large/isHd/0

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TED: John Wooden on success

Here is a man who had a huge impact on my development.  I never met the man but his words, his books, his proteges and wisdom were so very simple yet so very deep. We need more men to like … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Junior was special treat

I played , watched, breathed baseball for most of my life. One character in the Show I enjoyed was Orioles Cal Ripkin Jr. Another jr that shined was Ken Griffey Jr. SI’s Joe Posnanski has written two good columns aBout … Continue reading

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