Top 5 Posts of 2019

Not surprisingly, the top 5 most visited posts of 2019 on my site have Milwaukee Brewers content.  Here they are from #5 to #1, with a little background on each: #5 – Building the Brewers: Bud Selig and the Return of Major League Baseball to Milwaukee – Chapter Breakdown In April of this year I…

My Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

I have some tough news to share and I can’t possibly reach out to everyone individually.  I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.  Just before Thanksgiving I wound up in the ER because I had a blockage that caused me to retain about a liter of fluid.  My kidneys started to shut down because they…

Creativity Weekend 2019 Wrap-Up

Over the weekend leading into MLK Jr. Day, I again found myself holed up in a hotel room with a laptop, working on various writing projects while my wife was in a conference hall scrapbooking.  This year the stars aligned and we both had a blast!  She made some great progress in her book with…

Top 5 Posts of 2018

Not surprisingly, the top 5 most visited posts of 2018 on my site have Milwaukee Brewers content.  Here they are from #5 to #1, with a little background on each: #5 – Gaylord Perry’s 15 Inning Marathon In the course of doing research for my Milwaukee Brewers historical book, I stumbled on a box score…

Interview with Author J. Daniel

Writer J. Daniel has a book out with McFarland & Company covering the 1980 baseball season. In April, 2018, Daniel took the time to talk with me about the thrilling season that culminated with a Philadelphia Phillies World Series trophy and what readers can expect to find in his book. What is the title of the book?…

Milwaukee Brewers 2018 On Deck Event Recap

This past Sunday I attended the Milwaukee Brewers Annual Winter Fan Fest, more commonly known as Brewers On Deck. Here’s a recap of the event and a bit of my personal perspective, with a few photos to boot. My good friend picked me up at 8:00 a.m. and we made the 1.5-hour trek to Milwaukee’s…

Creativity Weekend 2018 Wrapup

Last January I posted for the first time about what I like to call a Creativity Weekend. What is it? Well… It all started a few years ago when my wife Sarah took up scrapbooking as a hobby.  She started out by creating two photo scrapbooks in memory of her cousin who passed away after…