Tag Archives: eternity

Eternity in a liter of milk

National Poetry Month, Day 18  //  The great baseball pitcher Satchel Paige, when asked by a reporter about an errant pitch he delivered into the dirt in front of home plate, replied, “In a billion years, when the world is a frozen snowball whirling through space, no one is going to remember that pitch,” or […]

Donald Trump, Satchel Paige, and me

For months I’ve shared with many of you a deepening grief at the storm of destruction Donald Trump and his cronies are wreaking on our nation, its ideals, and the rest of the world. Seeking some firm shelter in which to weather the storm, I remembered baseball great Satchel Paige’s post-game comment to a reporter […]

Meanwhile Orion

Today I stepped out of the house to retrieve the morning newspaper and got a dose of eternity for my effort. There in the eastern sky was the moon well along in its last quarter, with bright Venus riding close by, while off to the south Orion kept silent vigil. In my hands was more […]