Our World - Our Town - Our Health

April 02, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
During the days that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I felt the need to grab my camera and head for New York City. I then thought better of it by deciding not to go. I thought it would be best to just stay out of the way. I started to notice American flags being flown everywhere in my hometown of Greece, New York and started photographing them...
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2019 Spring Training - Rebirth and Reflection

March 24, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Spring training is my favorite time of the baseball season. It's a time to be optimistic - a time of rebirth. This spring brought with it, mixed feelings for me because on the morning I left to cover the Grapefruit League, I received the sad news that my friend and mentor Ken Pamatat passed away. On the flight to Florida that day, I reflected abou...
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I'm a Geek

January 26, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
If you’ve read some of my blogs and follow me on social media, you might notice that I’m passionate about photography, baseball and I really love baseball history, especially 19th century baseball history. I’m very uncomfortable when someone refers to me as a baseball historian because there’s too much pressure with a title like that. I much prefer...
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I Thought It Was a Dream - But It Wasn't

July 30, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Something special happened this summer of 2018. My grandson Nico started playing T-ball and of course my camera and I were there to document it. The day after his first practice I called him to ask what he thought of it and he said, "I thought it was a dream - but it wasn't." Nico's father, Nick, loved playing baseball and he was very good at it....
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Our Irish Daughter and The Grandchildren of Belfast

September 03, 2017
Upon arriving from Belfast, Northern Ireland to Rochester, ten year old Adele jumped off a bus and into our hearts. The Irish Children’s Program sponsors visits for children who need a break from the violence that can erupt between Protestants and Catholics during the summer months in Belfast. They stay with American host families and hopefully le...
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