Author: Mark Patrick Spencer

Unofficial Business

  The winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby lost the Kentucky Derby by 1¾ lengths. Look how goofy that sentence seems. “It doesn’t make any sense at all,” one would say. You can’t have a horse win the Kentucky Derby…

Random Tracks

  If you were a sane person, you would have marked the two months “off” after Mardi Gras to recover from a month of excess. But of course, you’re not sane and therefore we have the New Orleans Jazz &…

Classic Finishes

This is the one where I tell you about how, at the Crescent City Classic, I ran my first 10k ever. The weather was perfect for my debut in New Orleans and my finish was a thing of legend. As…

Different Directions

A lot of casual baseball fans don’t realize that the college baseball season starts way before the Major League season. My good friend Bill told me that he wanted to come check out a baseball game with me and was…

Fret Not (Or Do)

In the year 2019 it seems like we always have something to worry about. Whether it’s the latest political disaster or other horrific news the threats seem to be pretty fast and furious. Of course, a major part of this is…