The part of this that is a story, at the beginning, is mostly true and very short - hardly even a story, it's so short. But it's true nonetheless, in the important ways, and amended appropriately because it isn't mine. A number of years ago a dear friend was hosting Thanksgiving dinner. More specifically, a … Continue reading Babies, tarnish and dust.
Sixteen years ago today, May 17, 1998, David Wells pitched a perfect game for the Yankees against the Minnesota Twins. He was the 13th pitcher in modern baseball to pitch a perfect game and the 15th of all time ever. I remember hearing the story on NPR the next day and being awed by his … Continue reading Remember what’s possible.