Testudines in the Outfield

No, it’s not what you’re thinking (unless perhaps you’re an environmental biologist). Testudines have nothing to do with Barry Bonds, Jose Canseco, 500 foot home runs, or shriveled things. Opening day for our baseball team was supposed to be Sunday. Sunday was clear and sunny, but not too hot — a perfect day for baseball. … Read More

Introducing Nevaeh Kryslyn and Kolt Brody, or whatever…

Whence came the baby name obsession? (I don’t get to use words like “whence” that often, so just play along and nobody will get hurt.) Seriously: 13.2 million hits for “baby names” on Google? Even the Social Security Administration is getting in on the action. I’m pleased to know that part of my payroll taxes … Read More