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

Pennsylvania rocks

Last weekend, I did a nine-mile hike that included parts of the Appalachian Trail. The notable landmarks on that section are The Pinnacle and Pulpit Rock, and you can see one from the other. In the image below, the upper-most white fleck on the central peak is The Pinnacle, which I could see, but when … More Pennsylvania rocks