2012 Blog Archive

December31365 Project (2013): Four Decades
2  
 30How Will You Welcome in 2013?
4  
 29Apps for eBooks
1  
 28Revisiting Old New Year's Resolutions
0  
 27Taking a Step Back
0  
 262012: A Look Back, Part III
0  
 25Super Adventure II: Destination Recommendations Needed
2  
 24Christmas Eve 2012: Who's Working?
4  
 23My Bookshelf 2012 v14.0
2  
 22Quest for 800 Finds: Mission Accomplished!
4  
 21Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part X
0  
 20Where's the Snow?
0  
 19Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part IX
0  
 18One Week Until Christmas 2012
5  
 17Free Falling in the NFC North
4  
 162012: A Look Back, Part II
0  
 15Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part VIII
0  
 14The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2  
 13Social Media Policy and The Hobbit
0  
 12Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part VII
2  
 11A Positive Start to the Day
2  
 10Advance Screening of The Hobbit
4  
 9Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part VI
0  
 813th Annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Party
1  
 7Baseball with an Ancient Roman Ruins Twist
0  
 6Thanks, Humzoo (2012)
3  
 5Guitar Lessons: One Year Later
4  
 42012: A Look Back, Part I
0  
 3Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part V
1  
 2Real or Fake?
8  
 1Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part IV
3  

November30Geocaching: November Milestone
0  
 29Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part III
0  
 28MLB Schedule 2013 v1.0
0  
 27Is Wrigley Field Preventing the Cubs from Winning a World Series Title?
4  
 26Team Game: 6 Down, 24 to Go
0  
 25It Doesn't Feel Like Christmas
0  
 24When a Football Blog is About Baseball
1  
 23College Football, Part II
5  
 22Twisted Fish
2  
 21My Prius: Four Years Later
7  
 20A 2013 Calendar…at Last!
1  
 19Team Game: 5 Down, 25 to Go
0  
 18Another Mad Dash to the Finish: Part II
3  
 17St. Louis Cardinals Go Retro in 2013
0  
 16The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
7  
 15Will Another 100-Loss Season Deter Cubs Fans?
0  
 14Thanksgiving 2012: Who Travels the Farthest?
4  
 13Team Game: 4 Down, 26 to Go
2  
 12First Taste of Winter
5  
 11Coming Soon: 13th Annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Party
4  
 10CCIW Football Champions 2012
0  
 9Generation Gap: Games
4  
 8Best Album Cover of the 1980s?
2  
 7Another Star Wars Ornament
7  
 6My Sixth Presidential Election
4  
 5A Little Time Travel
7  
 4My Bookshelf 2012 v13.0
0  
 3Houston Astros 2013: New Look, Old Look
0  
 2My Bookshelf 2012 v12.0
3  
 1Barcelona: Day 7
0  

October31Madrid: Day 6
2  
 30Madrid: Day 5
2  
 29The Giants Win Again
1  
 28Barcelona: Day 3
0  
 27Barcelona: Day 2
0  
 26Greetings From Barcelona
0  
 25Nine Years
0  
 24World Series 2012: Tigers vs. Giants
0  
 23Bad Day for White Sox Alumni
0  
 22The Giants (Are About to) Win the Pennant!
0  
 21Another Mad Dash to the Finish?
1  
 20World Series Winners During My Lifetime
2  
 19Ready for Vacation
3  
 18Detroit Tigers Win the AL Pennant
2  
 17Off to the Desert?
0  
 16One Win Away
1  
 15Random Thoughts About the 2012 MLB Playoffs
2  
 14The Atari 2600 Turns 35
5  
 13The MLB 2012 Playoffs: National League Championship Series
0  
 12The MLB 2012 Playoffs: American League Championship Series
0  
 11So Much for Home Field Advantage
2  
 10The Strasburg Dilemma II: What Could Have Been?
0  
 9Bad Format
0  
 8Chicago Ideas Week 2012
0  
 7My Bookshelf 2012 v11.0
3  
 6The MLB 2012 Playoffs: League Division Series
0  
 5The MLB 2012 Playoffs Begin: Wild Card Games
0  
 4A New Answer to an Old Trivia Question
2  
 3MLB 2012 Game #13: Padres vs. Brewers
0  
 3MLB 2012 Game #12: Astros vs. Cubs
0  
 2Quest for 100 Losses: Mission Accomplished!
2  
 1My Bookshelf 2012 v10.0
0  

September30Quest for 100 Losses: 1
2  
 29Quest for 100 Losses: 2
0  
 28Magic Numbers 2012 v4.0
0  
 27Quest for 100 Losses: 3
0  
 26MLB 2012 Game #11: Indians vs. White Sox
0  
 25MLB Schedule 2012 v8.0
0  
 24Team Game: 3 Down, 27 to Go
0  
 23MLB 2012 Game #10: Cardinals vs. Cubs
0  
 22Magic Numbers 2012 v3.0
0  
 21Postseason in DC: Not Since '33
1  
 20Quest for 100 Losses: 8
0  
 19What if They Don't Win?
8  
 18Magic Numbers 2012 v2.0
3  
 17Team Game: 2 Down, 28 to Go
0  
 16MLB Schedule 2012 v7.0
0  
 15My 1,000th Blog
4  
 14Rainouts…Boo!
3  
 13MLB 2012 Game #9: Tigers vs. White Sox
0  
 12MLB 2012 Game #8: Braves vs. Brewers
0  
 11Quest for 100 Losses: 13
0  
 10A New Idea for 2013
0  
 9Battle for the AL Central: Chicago Edition
0  
 8Chicago Bears 2012
6  
 7Indy's Back
1  
 6Only 14 More Losses
0  
 5The Quest for 100 Losses
0  
 4Barcelona, Spain
8  
 3Worst Case Scenario
0  
 2The Strasburg Dilemma: Long-term Investment vs. World Series Run
0  
 1College Football
5  

August31Battle for the AL Central: Detroit Edition
0  
 30One of Those Days
3  
 29MLB 2012 Game #7: Brewers vs. Cubs
0  
 28MLB Schedule 2012 v6.0
0  
 27Seventh Inning Stretch
0  
 26MLB Schedule 2012 v5.0
1  
 25Blockbuster MLB Trade: Dodgers and Red Sox
0  
 24Not Again, Grace
0  
 23Back in the Game: 132 Points
13  
 22No, I'm Not that Old
5  
 21Pounding the Yankees, Keeping the Tigers at Bay
2  
 20Back to School
2  
 19With A Little Luck
1  
 18Back on the Trails
0  
 17Magic Numbers 2012
0  
 16Indiana Jones Back on the Big, Big Screen
3  
 15Perfect and Busted
0  
 14Getting Tougher III: Synchronicity II
1  
 13Red Sox Legend Passes
1  
 12A Thin Lead in the AL Central
3  
 11My Favorite London Olympics Moments II
0  
 10Writer's Block Strikes Back IV
2  
 9My Favorite London Olympics Moments
3  
 8My Bookshelf 2012 v9.0
0  
 7Still Not Ready for Football Yet
2  
 6Back on the Course
2  
 5On The Ledge
1  
 4Not From Around Here
1  
 3Two Brothers, Two Homers
3  
 2Team Game: 1 Down, 29 to Go
0  
 1It's Been a Long Time
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July31The Post-Dempster Era
0  
 30Happy Trade Deadline Eve
2  
 29Not Ready for Football Yet
2  
 28NBC, That's Just Cruel
3  
 27London 2012 Summer Olympics: Will You Watch?
11  
 26Paperwork Repetitive Stress Blues
4  
 25Are the Marlins Throwing in the Towel?
0  
 24MLB Trade Talk II
3  
 23MLB Trade Talk
1  
 22The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
1  
 21Will the Tigers Catch the White Sox?
5  
 20My First Rooftop Experience
2  
 19MLB 2012 Game #6: Marlins vs. Cubs
0  
 18When Wednesday Feels Like Thursday
8  
 17Ozzie's Return
2  
 16Four Days Until Batman
11  
 15Up on a Roof
2  
 14What a Week II: Saturday
0  
 13What a Week
4  
 12Back to Geocaching
9  
 11Getting Tougher II: Guitar Picking
6  
 10Three in a Row for the NL
1  
 9I Like Baseball, But….
1  
 8If the 2012 Postseason Started Today
0  
 7My First Baseball Fight: 25 Years Later
4  
 6Strike Three! Yer Out!
1  
 5The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
3  
 4A Win…At Last
1  
 3Favorite Superheroes
4  
 2A Day Without Power
2  
 1MLB 2012 Game #5: Diamondbacks vs. Brewers
0  

June30Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
9  
 29My Bookshelf 2012 v8.0
0  
 28A House Divided
5  
 27Damn Yankees: A Case for Instant Replay
3  
 26Be Honest: Have You Seen Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?
5  
 25Former Cubs Outfielder Suspended for PEDs
3  
 24When the White Sox Wore Red
0  
 23MLB 2012 Game #4: Brewers vs. White Sox
2  
 22Battle of the Ballparks
1  
 21Writer's Block Strikes Back III
4  
 20Baseball 101: Wrap-around Series
6  
 19Getting Tougher
1  
 18Cubs vs. White Sox 2012: The South Side Edition
0  
 17Happy Father's Day 2012
1  
 16Rain...Please?
4  
 15CSA Season Again
3  
 14Conan in Springfield
0  
 13Conan in Chicago
0  
 12NBA Finals 2012
3  
 11Soler Powered
2  
 10MLB Schedule 2012 v4.0
4  
 9Team Game Florida: Conclusion
0  
 8Alternate Universe
3  
 7Kennedy Space Center
2  
 6Team Game: Walt Disney World
2  
 5Off to Florida
7  
 4A New Page
1  
 3Houston's "Rainbow" Throwbacks
4  
 2MLB Schedule 2012 v3.0
0  
 1It Only Took 50 Years
0  

May31What the…?
2  
 30Writer's Block Strikes Back II
2  
 29Explosive Evening
1  
 28Starting a New Streak
0  
 27That's 12 Losses in a Row
2  
 26My Bookshelf 2012 v7.0
4  
 25Thirty Five Years of Star Wars
1  
 24No Loss Tonight
0  
 23The Avengers (2012)
0  
 22Illinois Lottery MLB Tickets
2  
 21The Avengers: Review Coming Soon
1  
 20Cubs vs. White Sox 2012: The North Side Edition
0  
 19Kerry Wood Calls it a Career
1  
 18Golf 2012 v2.0
2  
 17Monsters vs. Baseball Players
0  
 16Superheroes Part II
6  
 15Superheroes
3  
 14Golf 2012 v1.0
5  
 13Happy Mother's Day 2012
0  
 12Last Night's Five-Hour-Plus Game
1  
 11MLB 2012 Game #3: Cubs vs. Brewers
0  
 10Bad Day for Chicago Sports
0  
 9Kerry Wood's Bad Night
0  
 8MLB Schedule 2012 v2.0
0  
 7MLB 2012 Game #2: Reds vs. Brewers
0  
 6The Raven (2012)
0  
 5Movie Review Backlog
0  
 4Yeah, the Bulls are Done
0  
 3Dempster, Will You Ever Win?
1  
 2The $250 Million Man
2  
 1James Bond Theme
5  

April30Writer's Block Strikes Back
4  
 29Getting Ready for Golf
8  
 28And Just Like That...Done
0  
 27A Perfect Infographic
3  
 26Draw Something
3  
 25Bulls Clinch the Top Spot in the East
3  
 24My Bookshelf 2012 v6.0
4  
 23Looks Like This is the End
1  
 22MLB 2012 Game #1: Rockies vs. Brewers
0  
 21The Edge of Elimination
0  
 20Fenway Park: 100 Years Later
1  
 19The Pattern Continues in Game 4
1  
 18A Tough Road Ahead
6  
 17A Quick Look Toward Fall
2  
 16T-Minus Six Days
1  
 15My Bookshelf 2012 v5.0
1  
 14Time to Even the Series
2  
 13It's Gold
3  
 12Blackhawks Begin Their Playoff Quest
3  
 11A Rough Start
2  
 10Did Anyone Ask for a Three Stooges Movie?
3  
 9Have Mouth, Will Speak
4  
 8Three Down, 159 to Go
0  
 7Extra Innings
0  
 6White Sox Opening Day 2012
0  
 5The New LED Board
0  
 4Cubs Opening Day Eve 2012
0  
 3Opening Week 2012 Part II
0  
 2Opening Week 2012
0  
 1Fantasy Baseball Draft 2012 is Complete
2  

March31Earth Hour 2012
1  
 30Fantasy Baseball 2012
0  
 29And the Starting Rotation Is….
4  
 28Happy Opening Day 2012
0  
 27My Bookshelf 2012 v4.0
1  
 26Somewhat Productive Canadian Geocaching
0  
 25Walking and Walking....
0  
 24Olympic Stadium Tour
2  
 23Canadiens vs. Senators
0  
 22Team Game: O'Hare International Airport
1  
 21Montreal Expos (1969-2004)
6  
 20The Exception to the Rule
2  
 19Midnight Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark
6  
 18Thanks, Tom
6  
 17Vacation Weather Watch
3  
 16Dinner Outside?
4  
 15Famous Montrealer: Maurice Richard
0  
 14Tournament of Bad 2012
4  
 13An Eight-Pound Burger?
5  
 12My Bookshelf 2012 v3.0
7  
 11Slightly Smaller Big Dance 2012
0  
 10Famous Montrealer: Youppi
0  
 9Blackhawks vs. Rangers
0  
 8Two More Weeks
3  
 7Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning Split
1  
 6100 Years of Oreos
4  
 5Four Years (And a Day)
0  
 4Thanks for the Memories, Mr. McQuarrie
2  
 3Live Baseball Once Again
0  
 2Creepiest. Promo. Ever.
2  
 1MLB Playoffs to Expand in 2012
4  

February29The Monkees
6  
 28Cereal Killer
5  
 27And the Oscar Winner is….
2  
 26An Afternoon at the Opera
3  
 256th Annual Academy Awards Contest
0  
 24Spring Training 2012 on TV
0  
 23Not Guilty
3  
 22Wi-Fi Router Names
2  
 21One Month Until Montreal
2  
 20NL Central 2012
0  
 19Spring Training During the 1970s
0  
 18A Drive-Thru Moment
1  
 17Wrigley Field Renovations are Underway
6  
 16Spring Training 2012 on the Radio
0  
 15Fukudome Returns to Chicago, Heads South
0  
 14Baseball Anniversaries 2012
0  
 12Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
2  
 11Baseball 101: 6-4-3 Double Play
6  
 10My Bookshelf 2012 v2.0
2  
 9Baseball Withdrawal 2012: Part II
1  
 8Baseball 101: Beanballs
2  
 7Baseball Withdrawal 2012
0  
 6The Request Line is Now Open
6  
 5Super Bowl XLVI
2  
 4Super Bowl XLVI Eve
2  
 3Bobbleheads 2012
1  
 2#10thingsilove: Movie Edition
0  
 1Snowtorious 2011
1  

January31To 3D or Not 3D?
3  
 30Now Watching: Portlandia
4  
 29Seeking Inspiration for a Baseball Book
4  
 28Retro Sundays on the South Side
2  
 27No Turn on Red, Except Right Lane…or Left Lane
1  
 26Where Exactly Was I Born?
1  
 25From the Archives: Old Artwork
1  
 24Prince Fielder Signs With the Detroit Tigers
3  
 23The 100 Best Pitching Duels of 2011
0  
 22Super Bowl XLVI Preference?
4  
 21Baseball 101: OPS vs. AVG
1  
 20Did They or Didn't They...
2  
 19Scramble With Friends
7  
 18Montreal Vacation Research
2  
 17Our Attempt at Writing an Episode of Seinfeld
2  
 16Yes, I Did Want Green Bay to Win
2  
 15Our Vacation is Booked
2  
 14Change is Coming to Wrigley Field
8  
 13Back Again in 2012
0  
 12Cubs Convention Eve
0  
 11Tales from the Links: Watching Our Language
3  
 10Baseball Hall of Fame: Class of 2012
0  
 9My Bookshelf 2012
2  
 8Six Months Worth of Baseball Caps (Part II)
0  
 7Facebook's Timeline…Like!
1  
 6My 365 Project (2011)
2  
 5Books, Books, Books
3  
 4Practice, Practice, Practice
6  
 3A Mad Dash to the Finish
8  
 2MLB 2012: Fenway Park Reaches the Century Mark
2  
 1MLB 2012: The Amazin' Mets Turn 50
0