Author: chiefpiker

  • Baseball Resolutions for 2021

    Last year was a pretty unfocused year for my baseball fan activities. I did pay attention to the White Sox, got enthused by the pitching of Yu Darvish of the Cubs, and sort of followed the World Series. But I didn’t watch a lot of games, and those I did watch didn’t hold my interest […]

  • The Suspense is Killing Me

    And our President has been impeached. Or at least the House of Representatives has voted to approve Articles of Impeachment. There is some question about the status of this situation when the Articles have not been forwarded to the Senate, but let’s not fool ourselves. The Donald has been impeached. Now we get to wait […]

  • Big Boy is a BIG BOY!

    The Union Pacific Railroad’s giant steam engine, nicknamed ‘Big Boy’ passed through our area last week. The crowds that came out to see the engine were massive. The photo below shows people in Elburn, IL. waiting for the train. There are a ton of photos and videos on the internet, so I won’t post any […]

  • Peaceful Easy Feelings

    If you are looking for a Twitter account that will provide you with some fascinating pictures & videos of some amazing sea creatures, check out the feed from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The photos here are guaranteed to relieve stress and make you feel better

  • Quick, Order More Pikes!

    With everything that has been going on in the news recently, it’s clear that we are going to run out of pikes very soon. Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, Michael Flynn .. the list goes on and on. Running this blog is going to get really costly if all this keeps up. Pikes are […]