A lack of perspective in a Phil Rogers story on prospect Matt Szczur:
But the thing Cubs’ farm director Oneri Fleita wants to talk about is the character he showed in missing part of the 2010 baseball season to donate bone marrow to a girl he still hasn’t met.
“He’s 21, and he already has saved somebody’s life,” Fleita said Tuesday at the Cubs’ minor-league complex. “How many people can say (that)?”
While no doubt admirable, let’s start by asking some of the younger employees at this organization.
This is incredible. Every time Dora asks a question she waits entirely too long for a response. This is that long-awaited response.
The world - at least to me - neatly subdivides into two kinds of people: people who’ve seen Dora the Explorer and people who haven’t. This paragraph is for the second kind of people. Basically, it’s a cartoon about a little girl name Dora and her talking money friend Boots the Monkey, who go on…
The Cubs are officially out of it. And, as readers of my usual Cub blog know, I’m grieving.
People find comfort in their grief in different ways. Some eat. Some stay in their PJs all day. Others use humor as a defense mechanism. I do all of those things, and I start new blogs.
I started this one mainly so I could follow people I know who use tumblr. These social networking sites lay on the peer pressure pretty thick.
So here it is, another blog. So pass the Ben & Jerry’s, fetch my flannel pants, and turn on the Friends reruns. I’m ready to grieve.