Posts Tagged ‘winter’

Baseball vs Hockey

Note: the research for this article was based on the rules of MLB and NHL games. Just as hockey season is ramping up, baseball season comes to a close. But during the overlap of the two I had occasion to watch a baseball game b...


A Generation Of Wimps

– jim young “It was cold enough to freeze the knots off a pine tree.” It was cold. Fucking cold, and the laneway needed shovelling – again. But I work in the private sector so there are no snow days for me such as t...


Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

photo by Alan Light [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons – jim young A few years ago I wrote an article criticising Dick Clark’s hosting of the Times Square New Year’...