A Dream of Fields 6: The New York Mets


Three guys. Three games. Three days. One weekend. One wonderful ROAD TRIP! Friday, July 23, 1999, 7:40pm Shea Stadium New York Mets 5, Chicago Cubs 4 I’d always wanted to do this—visit multiple locations on one trip. Granted, the real dream is to do a summer-long road trip and go to all 30 MLB parks, […]

Every Day, by David Levithan

Every now and then, you come across a book—a book you don’t want to put down, a book that changes the way you look at things, a book that when you’re through with it you’re both upset that it’s over but overjoyed with what you got from it. I recently read a book like that: […]

A Dream of Fields 5: The Montreal Expos


Baseball north of the border! On a trip to French-speaking Canada, my then-wife and I caught a ball game in Montreal. That trip? Our honeymoon. Vendredi, 3 Juillet 1998, 19H05 Stade Olympique Montreal Expos 8, Florida Marlins 4 Yes, it was our honeymoon. We drove to Quebec City—one of my favorite cities in the world, […]

Author Spotlight: Tara St. Pierre


Let’s welcome YA author Tara St. Pierre and her new book Just a Few Inches: Hello Tara! Tell us all sorts of stuff about your book! – – – Thanks for having me here to promote my book.   What is the book about? It’s about a high school senior named Carrie. At the start of the […]