this Aprille day

I’m a day late for proper “Whan That Aprille Day” celebrations, but I’ll combine two important holidays with one image: Because today is…the second Aprille day, and it happens to be Opening Day for Major League Baseball, which is to say the beginning of my own personal High Holy Days. Part of what makes April, … More this Aprille day

Short Relief

We’re on the doorstep of baseball season, which is, in short, a relief, and I am pleased to share with you the birth of Short Relief, a Monday-Friday column from the wonderful folks at Baseball Prospectus. What it is: a daily collection of two or three short pieces by a variety of writers. The content: think baseball-adjacent—ephemera, trivia, exploration. … More Short Relief

"such is the bread of an everyday life, from morning till noon, to the shadowless night"

In having an actual commute again, I’m listening to more music than I’ve done in a long time. My general inability to read or write while listening to music is something I may have mentioned here before, so I tend not to listen to much of anything except while driving or working out and sometimes … More "such is the bread of an everyday life, from morning till noon, to the shadowless night"