Baseball Town

The official trademark of Reading 1, PA is “Baseball USA.” It’s home to the Philadelphia Phillies AA minor league team, and I’ve been wanting to visit it for quite a few years. So when a friend of mine invited me to a game I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve been to a few minor league…

Surf’s up

Yesterday I was able to scratch out some time to do a quick edit of my action cam footage from LBI. I actually brought it over into Final Cut, just in case I wanted to apply the fisheye correction filter I’d purchased the other week. As has been my experience with other “high motion” footage…

The Third Base Line

Yesterday, just before 1 o’clock, a friend of mine texted me, “Do you want two front row tickets to the Phillies game? It starts at 3:05.” When I asked why she couldn’t use the tickets herself she replied she was too sick. Knowing it was supposed to thunderstorm that afternoon I did a quick check…

Take me out to the ballgame

Last night I got to head down to Citizen’s Bank Park and watch the Phillies take on the Mets. This was wonderful for several reasons. The Pitching match-up was terrific – Cole Hamels vs. Matt Harvey. It was a splendid night for baseball – great breeze, low humidity, perfect temperature. There are two seasons, winter…

Snow Bowl

Yesterday it felt like our Philadelphia fate was going to happen again. Everything about the game seemed to be stacked in our favor. We were playing at home. It was SNOWING. We were playing a dome team. Any Philly fan could tell you, “Of course we’d be losing that game. Don’t you remember the NFC…

Hanging with the gang

My neighbors and I are baseball and football fans, so we’ve taken to getting together and watching games together.  Football has been the ideal gathering, because we all crash at someone’s house and enjoy the game.  It’s a lot of fun.  Yesterday we did a double-header, crashing at my house for the Eagles game and…