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What is baseball, really? (part 1 of 4)

Baseball is a game of avoidance The main idea behind baseball is that you hit the ball where the opponent isn’t, so you have time to run around in a large circle. All other sports have the goal to get the ball into a specific area to score. — Football: carry the ball into a […]

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Let's go to croquet school!

Let’s go to croquet school!

Who wants to go to croquet school with me sometime next year in West Palm Beach, Florida? Summary America’s favorite croquet pros, headed by Bob Kroeger, teach this three day intensive course covering all aspects of our wonderful game. Held at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, this popular course is organized […]

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Develop an M-bomb

Develop an M-bomb

Ironic sans had a funny post that if he were the leader of a foreign nation, he would develop a bomb and call it the f-bomb. Then, “Then I‚Äôd get a little giggle every time it was reported in the news that my country is threatening to drop the F-Bomb.” Next time I play croquet, […]

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Ceramic paintbrush holder

Ideas for ceramics

Here’s some ideas of projects I’d like to take in my next ceramics class: 1) Funny trophies There are absolutely no trophies in the world with a statue of a croquet player. That must be fixed. 2) Chicago molds It would be fun to make quick molds of certain things that are very chicago-esque. L […]

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Trivia about Rutherford B. Hayes

Trivia about Rutherford B. Hayes

Yesterday we learned that the 19th President of the United States (1877-1881) Rutherford B. Hayes is the least searched-for president online. But now he is my favorite, because he loved to play croquet. Here’s some more trivia about our nineteenth President of the United States (1877-1881): Hayes won the presidential election by the House’s electoral […]

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Least searched-for U.S. presidents

Least searched-for U.S. presidents

Starting in 2007 the US Mint will be featuring presidents on the dollar coins. Every year four presidents will be featured in the order they took office. Which president is the least searched-for? I went to overture’s keyword selector tool that tells us how many times a term has been searched. Here’s the result for […]

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