BOSTON — I was not that familiar with Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey, but I was informed by the Ombudman’s attorney that it “the” Boston children’s book. Since I have a son, I decided to get it, though I wound up buying it outside of Boston in the Curious George bookstore which is [...]
Archive for March, 2010
2010 Baseball Preview – The PostLet’s see, an article on defense, meet the Nats, a Phillies article (Stan Kasten is excited) and more. No Baltimore crap either, so the Post is learning a little. I did expect more though.
The curious case of Garrett Mock – Nats InsiderGarrett Mock, though to be headed for a spot [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. to BOSTON — When searching for a flight to take me to Boston and back, I was kind of surprised that the best deal I could get for National to Logan Airports was on Delta Connection, but economy being a major factor in my decision, I went with it.
Both flights were aboard Bombardier [...]
The Washington Nationals sent out a transportation alert for Opening Day (not online for some reason) since the president will throwing out the first pitch. I read the alert and saw no mention of bicyclists, so I asked Lisa Pagano, communications manager for the team, if there were any. She reported that there apparently were [...]
PRESS RELEASE – President Barack Obama to throw ceremonial first pitch when Washington Nationals host NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies on Opening Day – nationals.comObama to throw out first pitch – Nats InsiderAfter snubbing the Washington Nationals Opening Day last year, President Barrack Obama will throw out the first pitch this year before the Nationals take [...]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Despite disliking Harvard (son of Yalie that I am) I like visiting Harvard Square. The Ombudsman works there and I spent some time there enjoying the early spring weather and more. The neighborhood is of course bustling with people, shops, restaurants, buskers and more. It is safe say that the Ombudsman works [...]
Ian Desmond will start at shortstop for Washington Nationals – The PostDesmond will be starting shortstop – Nats InsiderHere we are a week before Opening Day (!) and we’re getting some good news. Ian Desmond has won the Washington Nationals shortstop job over incumbent Cristian Guzman. This is kind of surprising given Guzman’s final year [...]
Tickets on Sale Monday for Penn State-Indiana Football Game at FedEx Field – Intercollegiate AthleticsAt 10 a.m., tickets for Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Indiana Hooisers at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. go on sale through Ticketmaster. This is the first Penn State football game in the Washington, D.C. area since 1993.
I already got [...]
RFK Stadium was almost LBJ Stadium – DC Sports Bog, The PostI never knew that D.C. Stadium was nearly renamed Lyndon B. Johnson Stadium, but at the last minute in 1969 it was changed to Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. Now I do. Good work, Dan Steinberg.
That would have been an old name for [...]
BOSTON — Since neither the Ombudsman nor his attorney was able to pick me up from Logan Airport, I relied on the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, aka “the T”, to get me Harvard Square (more on that later). I thought, “No problem, I’ve been on the T both times I visited Boston and I [...]