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I Almost Prayed in Albuquerque: Twin Cinema

In Summer 2007, I drove from San Diego to Cooperstown for Tony Gwynn’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is Part 4 of a nine-part series covering the first day of my journey. Meanwhile, the radio signal had started to fade (or the brassy horn arrangements had started to grate — can’t remember [...]

If Your Heart Never Breaks, You Aren’t Doing It Right

It’s not the memory of her that lingers, it’s the memory of wanting and not having. The years have transformed her into a song character, a reminder of a former life. These are gifts beyond anything I could have imagined. I was less interested in baseball then. It always hovered at the edge of consciousness, [...]