Hard to believe it's been more than a month since we last checked in with a roundup of links. Hopefully we can get back on track. At least Major League Baseball ended its lockout during my absence and games got underway earlier this week. All is right with the world again.
Rachel Balkovic might not yet be a household name but my guess is that she will be one day. Last night, she made her debut as the manager of the Class A Tampa Bay Tarpons (Yankees affiliate) making her the first woman to manage an affiliated major or minor league baseball club. An added bonus: the Tarpons won the game.
Baseball is often referred to as the family business. It's not unusual for multiple generations of players to come from the same family. But the Caray family is a little different as this season will mark the debut of the fourth generation of announcers to cover the game.
Subscription boxes are all the rage these days. For readers, there are some especially gret choices to be found from independent boookshops.
The value of reading old books and reading them slowly.
It's not secret that I am a fan of the reboot of All Creatures Great and Small. One of the enduring mysteries is how they shoot live animal births.
At the National Cathedral in Washington, D. C. there is a Darth Vader gargoyle. Wait, what?
One entrepreneur has discovered a way to recycle used chopsticks.
Speaking of entrepreneurs, check out London's smallest coffee shop.
How America's first female detective foiled a plot to kill President Abraham Lincoln.
Betty Crocker is synonymous with baking. But it was the women of the test kitchens that helped build i into the successful brand it is today.
For fans of The Twilight Zone, "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" is considered one of the series' best episodes. Guest star William Shatner recently shared why the episode felt so claustrophobic.
I will admit that although i have read a number of Agatha Christie's books I hadn't considered mch a Christian writer she was until I read this article.
How food plays such an important role in the novels of Dorothy L. Sayers.
A story that starts with a grandfather's tale leads a writer in search of the truth. Sometimes the journey is far more interesting that the destination.