Highest & Lowest temperature 2018:  80.2° (Apr 14), -8.4° (Jan 7)

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Tuesday April 17, 2018

Brianna facetimed me in the morning so I got to wish her a happy birthday. She planned on going out to eat and shopping after school. It is hard to believe she is 11.

Jared left for three days in Alabama. Brody is sick now and will miss school on Wednesday. Brody and Taylor Coull were among four elementary students asked to on the prom court.

My choices for MVP:  Mookie Betts & Bryce Harper 

Dates to Remember

People, places and things I find interesting

Countdown to 3000 hits

My 1972 post season replay

The Pirates are playing the Dodgers in the NLCS and lead the series 3-0.

In the AL, the Yankees and Twins are tied 2-2

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Thursday April 19, 2018

Gary, Karen, and I went to Plylers for supper. Afterwards, I got gas at Sheetz since I had a gift card and there is no Sheets in Clarion in which to use it.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Apr 21:    Mike Orsino's Birthday

Apr 22:    Greg Norrod's Birthday

Apr 22:    Preach for Jason

Apr 24:    Elder Meeting 7p

Apr 26:    Frank & me at Pirates' game 12:35p
Apr 27:    Janna's 42nd Birthday

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Albert Pujols

18th season

The Pirates are projected to finish 80-82.

Precipitation:  6.54 in. above normal for 2018 - 6.48 in. above normal for the past 12 months.

Today is Friday, April 20

The 110th day of 2018 

There are 255 days left in the year

​​​This is the 16th week of the year

​​Today's Devotion

My choices for Cy Young:  Rick Porcello & Max Scherzer 

Teams projected to finish over .500 in 2018

10 to go

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Jared, while on his trip to Alabama, got the same virus that Brody has and was sick. He had to find an early flight back home and he arrived back here a day before planned.

I bought and installed a Chromecast device so I can project and stream  from my iPhone and laptop to the big TV downstairs.

8 years ago today: ​  After being closed all winter for remodeling, Dairy Queen opened back up this week.  Hannah ate her first ice cream cone ever.

Top 2018 Pitchers by ERA

Yesterday was the coolest of the past 2 days, 13° below normal.

#1 songs 40 years ago today

I am finishing my computer replay of the 1972 Major League Baseball season. The Pirates and the Dodgers are playing a 7 game series for the right to go to the World Series. The Bucs have won the first three games. Here is the recap of game #3 of that series.

See more on my computer replays.

Top 2018 Players according to FanGraphs WAR

​​​​​May 8:      Ron's 78th Birthday

May 9:      Lynne's Birthday

May 11:    Dan's graduation from law school

May 14:    Common Meeting 7p

May 15:    Elder Meeting 7p

May 17:    Seniors Picnic



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