Month: October 2017

One Pitch

One Pitch

  The Astros won the AL pennant on Saturday night.  A clean 4-0 victory over the one-season-too-soon Baby Bombers.  However, one pitch could have changed it all. If you checked Sportscenter Friday night, you would have seen that the Astros beat the Yankees 7-1 in Game 6 of the ALCS.  “Wow”, you would have thought, “the Astros got their…

By Dan Freedman October 23, 2017 0

When Safe is Out

When Safe is Out

I am an attorney.  As such, my bookcases are stocked with legal tomes, filled with confusing text, obscure events, and various and sundry arcana.  After practicing for nearly twenty years, I rarely reach for any of these dusty books, as it is often difficult to discern the meaning of anything written in them. Among the…

By Dan Freedman October 17, 2017 0

Absolution or Ignominy

Absolution or Ignominy

Some moments are indelible.  When they happen, we know we have witnessed history.  And no matter what happens after, those moments will be lodged in our memory, forevermore. “The Giants win the Pennant…the Giants win the Pennant…the Giants win the Pennant” is arguably the most famous moment in baseball history.  And yet, the memory of…

By Dan Freedman October 16, 2017 0

Narrative Lost

Narrative Lost

Sometimes the horse gets out of the barn, the toothpaste gets out of the tube, the water goes under the (Golden Gate) bridge.  Sometimes the words you say are not the words listeners hear.  Sometimes people have the best of intentions, and then other people co-opt those intentions.  And sometimes, because of that co-opting, the…

By Dan Freedman October 3, 2017 0