Tag Archives: Fenway Park

A Week in the Life of a Quilt-Making Baseball Fan

I’m hopeless.  I realize that.  I was mad at the Red Sox in 2011; then again in 2012.  But you can only be mad for so long.  I love the Red Sox again.  In fact, I never stopped.  You can … Continue reading

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Is That All There Is?

“Is that all there is?” was a song recorded in 1969 by Peggy Lee. It is a song about disillusionment and disappointment. It is a song about the 2012 Red Sox. It is appropriate that a song that was popular … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Red (Part 2)

When you think about the wreckage created by the Sox acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, it is startling. There was no effort to retain Adrian Beltre on third base, and he left for the Rangers where he has been an all-star. … Continue reading

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Tek Support: A Tribute to Jason Varitek

The Red Sox organization threw a party for Jason Varitek on Saturday, July 21 in the name of “Thanks Tek Day”.  The retired and retiring Captain Tek decided in April that he would hang ’em up as a Red Sox.  The Sox know how to put on … Continue reading

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The Red Sox: The Saga Continues

I have been speechless. Blame it on the Red Sox. I dutifully kept notes about my favorite topic throughout June and July and had every intention of posting my thoughts. But then the June gloom turned into the July high, … Continue reading

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Destination: Chicago!

The Red Sox visited the Cubs last weekend. I did, too. It was a whirlwind trip to Chicago with Red Sox Destinations. Chicago is a beautiful city with a river running through it, not to mention the lake that looks … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up Again

I recently had the pleasure of attending the third annual Wrapped Up in Sports, Inc. quilt-a-thon held in the EMC Club at Fenway Park. As a long-time Red Sox fan and quilter, it was the perfect blend of two passions. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week 2011: (Week 50) Christmas at Fenway! It’s Real!

L-R: Tom Caron, Bobby Valentine, Kirk Minihane and Rob Bradford When I received the annual email from the Red Sox inviting me to register for “a chance” to purchase tickets at Christmas at Fenway, my jaded self said, “Bah humbug…Another … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: 2011 (Week 48) It’s a Wrap

Kate McCullough My quilting guild, Nimble Thimblers, has just completed our 2011 charity quilt project. This year we selected Wrapped Up in Sports, Inc. We completed 32 Boston team-related tee-shirt quilts and donated them to the non-profit organization, Wrapped Up … Continue reading

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Ode to the 2011 Red Sox: Collapse of the Bridge (Year)

  A winter of hope!  Free agents were signed The newspapers read, “Best Team Ever!” Add Gonzo and Crawford, Wheeler and Jenks Could the Red Sox be beat this year? Never! To the World Series we were sure to head … Continue reading

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