From Boston to Chicago.  I had Monday off, in what they call a “getaway day” in the biz.  So, I made two quick stops.  The first was Syracuse, New York, where I met up with my first grade music teacher, Michelle Dannan, for breakfast and a quick tour of Lake Onondaga. The ducks were out […]

Tropicana Field in Tampa is #1

Yes, this totally looks like a flying saucer from outside.  Tropicana Field is consistently rated at the very bottom of most everyone’s lists of Major League Baseball stadiums.  It’s old.  It’s dumpy.  It’s hideous.  Or maybe it’s like the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree.  As Linus Van Pelt said so many years ago: “I never thought […]