Author Archives: Matt

Overlooking a bakery

It’s snowing in St. Paul this morning. I am sitting at my kitchen table, writing, and watching it drift down onto the parking lot outside my window. The skinny trees at the edge of the alley still have their leaves, … Continue reading

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Emotional Rescue

I play on an adult rec-league soccer team. It’s a pub league without the pub. I have played on the same team for 10 years, every May through October. We play soccer, then we drink beer and stand around. It’s … Continue reading

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It’s a big old world, Sophie.

On Thursday I re-re-subscribed to Willow.TV. It was only $10 a month, which I think is five dollars cheaper than it used to be. I’m not sure why it’s less expensive, as nothing in this world ever gets cheaper, but I … Continue reading

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Cause and effect

Oh, right. This is a cricket blog, haha. Cricinfo has been posting this graphic a lot: View this post on Instagram ICYMI: India won their seventh Asia Cup title! #AsiaCup #AsiaCup2018 #win #India #cricket #INDvBAN #AsiaCupFinal #RohitSharma A post shared … Continue reading

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Say it ain’t so

Yesterday we all watched as Joe Mauer played what was probably his last home game for the Minnesota Twins. He hit a double in his last at bat, then donned his old catcher’s gear and caught one pitch before waving … Continue reading

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A time of innocence / A time of confidences

Two days ago Surrey County Cricket Club finished off their County Championship season against Essex with a last ball loss that denied them the proper end to their fairy tale season but still allowed them to celebrate on their home … Continue reading

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And watched out for a simple twist of fate

Think about where you are. Now think about how you got there. All the things that had happen for you to be sitting where you are right now. All the things that had to go right, all the things that … Continue reading

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