Derek Jeter

One Final Night Of Magic

Quick disclaimer for those who enjoy reading about travel on these pages. This post is certainly not about travel (well, technically I did ultimately travel for this event). So, I won’t begrudge you if you turn the figurative page. But, if you decide to hang around for a bit, I hope you’ll leave with a smile. This story starts and ends in the Bronx. I don’t have an exact start date, though I need to figure that out at some point. I’ll say it was 1980, in the summer. My […]

On The Loss Of Our Captain

As my blog has moved further and further into the travel world, I’ve come across the occasional story that made me say, “Hmmm.  Wonder if that’s important enough to bore those that only follow me for travel info?”  Unfortunately, last night that story unfolded before my eyes in the wee hours of the night. Derek Jeter has been the Yankees captain, OUR captain, for as long as I can remember.  For the last 18 years, he’s been at shortstop pretty much every day.  In a game where it’s tough for […]