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An Ode to Mike

I ran across this article in the Post-Dispatch a few days ago. First off, I would like to say that I was really surprised to hear that Mike Shannon is 74 years old. I am sure that if I really sat down and thought about it, I could get close to that number if you […]

Why I Got A Cardinals Tattoo

So this past Friday, I did something I have never done before. I got a tattoo. Not only that, but I got a tattoo with a bird on a bat. Sports fans have vastly differing opinions, on whether or not it’s “cool” to get a tattoo for your favorite team. And a lot of people […]

Merry Christmas to Mo!

Most of you reading this wouldn’t realize it, but the title of this blog post is a pun about my Christmas vacation…. I live in Austin, TX, but my parents live in the Springfield, Mo area. I am here visiting them this holiday season. There is (and has been as long as I can remember) […]

Field of Broken Dreams

It hurts. Watching Albert Pujols put on an Anahiem Angels jersey and 4,000 fans chanting for their new superstar. It hurts. I have invested thousands of hours and thousands of dollars into being a fan of the Cardinals. There are few things I love more (outside of my family and my faith) than the game […]

In Remembrance of 9/11

This Sunday will mark the tenth anniversary of the heinous attacks that took place on American soil. ┬áThousands of people lost their lives in Washington DC, New York City, and in Pennsylvania. Over the course of time, various tributes have been raised to the American heroes that were involved in that day’s actions. ┬áPeople have […]