After more than three years of keeping up with two blogs, I feel it’s time to combine them. This blog was originated to help with our transition to Birmingham. I later tweaked it, still keeping the focus local when possible. I think it has run it’s usefulness, so over the next month I will attempt to combine them. This will include reposting some entries from this site to my other blog, Not In This Soup Alone.
Thanks to all who read and encourage me!
May, 2017 – SGC
I’ve been thinking about baseball since I joined my husband at a baseball reunion a few weeks ago. You can read about that HERE.
Seeing how much the game of baseball meant to these guys reminded me of a wonderful kid’s book I read called Baseball Saved Us. You can hear the book in the video below.
When my son and his family were in town last month, we went to a Baron’s game. Even though there was a rain delay, we had a great time. The grandkids made friends with some other kids while we waited for the game to start.
My hope for the summer is to make it to the new SunTrust Park for a Brave’s game. Because, what’s summer without baseball?
That moment when you leave mid-morning
for a half day of work
grateful for the part-time job
The sun is shining
just a dusting of white clouds
and you see why they call that color sky blue
All signs of winter are vanished
as you pass the jade hills
on either side of the interstate
with Stevie Wonder singing his lovely Songs in the Key of Life
And now you are alive to
what Browning meant
when he wrote Pippa’s Song