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NY METS REPORT – AN AUGUST EXPLOSION

The METS are amazing again thanks to a few simple yet momentous moves made this summer. Here were Mike Francesca’s pre trade deadline remarks to which I subscribed with gusto (but never really thought the Wilponzies would follow through on) … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetables 2015

Wow! Where did the spring go?! And now the summer is cruising along…July a memory and a warm August upon us.  We had a nice garlic crop which we picked the first week of July. They’ve had a few wee … Continue reading

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NEW YORK METS – ARE THEY FOR REAL?

  A couple of weeks back I wrote a piece about how sick I was of hearing about what the Mets needed to do. Here’s what I said at that time. Let’s see if anything I said came true. I … Continue reading

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Trump Can’t Be Serious…Can He?

Let me say right upfront…out loud and with no pretense. I don’t particularly like Donald Trump. Never have. I find him to be a rather pompous, self serving, oft times ridiculous caricature of a capitalist blowhard doing whatever it takes … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OVER THE FLAG

When I first started writing this blog I was more inclined to discuss heated political and social issues. Seems like as a nation we’ve become so polarized, so divided, so nasty  (for lack of a better word) that I’ve tended … Continue reading

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Talking About The METS Makes Me Tired…

Talking About The METS Makes Me Tired….

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Talking About The METS Makes Me Tired…

I am so TIRED of talking about what the METS could do…should do…won’t do…have to do…do do do do do do…ehhhh I’m sick of it. Year after year…the same BS.  This year the MEts seemed to have an outside shot … Continue reading

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Tomatoes & Peppers..Summer Can’t Be Far Behind!

As discussed in the last episode, this past week we prepared the soil for the tomato bed and then this weekend we planted the tomatoes and peppers.       Another warm weather crop is the eggplant. We usually plant … Continue reading

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NEW YORK METS REPORT – A June Swoon or a Hot Summer Season…?

NEW YORK METS REPORT – A June Swoon or a Hot Summer Season…?.

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NEW YORK METS REPORT – A June Swoon or a Hot Summer Season…?

I predicted the New York Mets would win 86 games this year. That’s 10 games over the elusive .500 mark. I thought that might be realistic considering the great pitching and the improved lineup. So far I’ve seen an epic … Continue reading

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