Wednesday, October 31, 2012

ESPN Films 30 for 30: There's No Place Like Home

I finished watching There's No Place Like Home. This is the third installment of ESPN's 30 for 30 Vol II. An episode guide for Vol II is here.

When I first heard about this film, it sounded like a dumb idea. Frankly, the first few minutes of the documentary are awkward.

This documentary tells the story of Josh Swade's fanatical quest to win at auction James Naismith’s original document outlining the rules of basketball. His dream is to win these rules for the University of Kansas, where he went to school and where Naismith founded the Jayhawks basketball program. Additionally, the film looks briefly at the history of James Naismith and Kansas basketball.

The story is told in an original format and style from any of the other 30 for 30's. Swade works for a film production company. He filmed his quest as it was happening, including his travels around the country trying to convince wealthy alums that his cause is worthy of their time and donations. Unlike most documentaries, it is not a recreation of the events, but the actual events documented on film as they unfold.

As the story unfolded, I found it more and more compelling. I had expected it to be one of my least favorite of the ESPN Film 30 for 30's, but it was not. In the end, I found it interesting and worth watching. I had ranked all of the Volume I films. I am not sure that I am going to rank the Volume II films or try to compare them to the original series.

I do think that they missed one opportunity. They should have used the rules of basketball as section headings for each part of the film. ESPN tweeted a few of the rules when the film was being shown and I think that it would have an interesting part of the film.

There's No Place Like Home is available on iTunes.

A trailer for the film is here.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Simmons 2012 NBA Western Conference Over/Under Podcast

On the October 25, 2012 B.S. Report Podcast, Joe House joined Bill Simmons to evaluate the NBA's Western Conference in Part 2 of the two-part annual NBA over/under podcast. At the 46:45 point in the podcast, they talk about the Sacramento Kings.

The Sacramento Kings over/under for wins is 30. Simmons likes the under. His comments about the Kings include:
  • It is a team that is, i can't emphasize this strongly enough, it is horribly put together.
  • It is one of the dumbest rosters that i have ever watched.
  • They are like a pick-up basketball team from hell.
  • Whoever gets it over half court gets to shoot…
  • Honestly can't believe that they put that team together.
  • They put no foresight into how they interact.

ESPN Films 30 for 30 Vol II Trailer: The Ghosts of Ole Miss

The fifth film--The Ghosts of Ole Miss--in ESPN's 30 for 30 Volume II premieres Tuesday, October 30 at 5 pm PT.

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Sunday, October 28, 2012

2012 Fall Dinner Party Menu

A Return To Italy
October 27, 2012




Antipasta
~~~
Peach Bellini
Or
Bellini-tini



Olive Caper Bruschetta
~~~
2011 Le Fontane Bardolino



Italiana Caprese Salad
~~~
2010 Orvieto Classico



Spaghetti Carbonara
~~~
2011 Scalabrone Rosato



Rib of Prime, Tarte Al’Oignon, Fresh Green Beans
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2008 Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva



Panna Cotta
~~~
Limoncello


Saturday, October 27, 2012

2012 Fall Dinner Party

Sharon and I have made it a tradition to host a fall dinner party [201120102009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003]. This year, the group included the Gainsleys, Sanborns, Larkins, Deborah and her date [Mike]. Janie was invited, but was delayed getting back from an east coast trip. This was the first time that the Larkins and Deborah have been to the new house. Although we usually have the party in early October, we ended up switching it to the last weekend of the month due to Homecoming.


Sharon made a great dinner of Prime Rib. The full menu is here. Struggling with a couple of things, including one of the rotisseries, I didn't take as many pictures as previous years. Typically, I try to get pictures of everyone, but I failed this year. I also planning to take a picture of each course, but also failed in that regard.


Surprisingly, we ended up watching Dinner for One and two SNL Justin Timberlake videos after dinner. We had not planned to show the videos this year, but got several requests.

I was just after midnight when Sharon and I walked the Larkins and Gainsleys to the front gate to catch a cab.

Friday, October 26, 2012

ESPN Films 30 for 30 Shorts: Jake

Grantland and ESPN Films have released the second film in their 30 for 30 documentary short series.

30 for 30 Short: Jake

Jonathan Hock rediscovers a lost, groundbreaking children's novel.

PLUS: The first two chapters of the book.


You can find Jake on the ESPN web site at http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=espn:8420216.

More about the film at: http://espn.go.com/30for30/film?page=jake

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Interception! [2012 Jesuit Frosh Football versus Lincoln of Stockton]

For the second week in a row, Jack had an interception.  He is in the center of the screen returning the interception up the sideline.

Playing their ninth game of the season, the Jesuit Marauders faced the Lincoln of Stockton Trojans at Jesuit High School. Lincoln is a big school; someone said that the school has over 3,000 students. Coming into the game, Lincoln had a record of 8 wins and 0 losses.

The Marauders struggled to put together anything offensively. Lincoln stacked the line of scrimmage and made it difficult for Jesuit to run the veer. When the Marauders tried to throw, the quarterback had very little time. The Marauders trailed by the score of 14 to 0 at halftime. With some big offensive linemen, Lincoln was able to run successfully up the middle. Lincoln won the game by the score of 35 to 0. This is the first game this season that Jesuit has been shut-out.

The Jesuit Marauders frosh football team now has a record of 5 wins and 4 losses. The game log is here.

Jack played more in this game than he has in any game all season. Jack was one of the captains for the second time this season. For the first time this season, Jack started at wide receiver. He also played several sets on defense at free safety. For the second week in a row, Jack had an interception! Unfortunately, Jack also made a number of visible mistakes. At free safety, he came up to tackle the running back that had broken into the defensive backfield. Jack set himself up nicely for the tackle, but the running back hurdled over him and gained another ten yards. The coaches pulled him out after the play. On offense, he had only one pass thrown to him. On a broken play late in the game, he dropped a catchable pass. It will be interesting to see how much he plays next week in the last game of the season.

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Jack [#81] at wide receiver in the center topJack [#81] at free safetyFor the second week in a row, Jack had an interception.  He is in the center of the screen returning the interception up the sideline.Jack [#81] and Jacob [#4]Jack [#81] at free safety

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wyoming! - Virtually Biking Across America - Day 33


Finally, after 33 days and more than 800 miles of riding virtually across California, Nevada and Utah, I have finally gotten to Wyoming!

On day 33, I traveled 22.7 miles. Starting from an overpass for an unnamed road on Interstate 80 [41° 9' 11.45", -111° 8' 36.99"], I stayed on Interstate 80, passed through Evanston, Wyoming and stopped at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Divide Road [41° 16' 34.01", -110° 48' 4.54"].

Once I left Echo Canyon in Utah, the terrain started to get very barren. I have never driven through this part of the country before. I didn't leave the freeway and travel through Evanston. Note to self, you need travel through the downtown of major cities in the future...

The trip log for Virtually Biking Across America is here.


Monday, October 22, 2012

Rodeo Valley Loop Hike

While Sharon and I were in San Francisco to celebrate our 16th anniversary, we hiked the Rodeo Valley Loop in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. We covered about 7.75 miles. Using data collected by the Runkeeper app on my iPhone, I generated the following Google Earth views, topo map and embedded Google Map.






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Sunday, October 21, 2012

2012 Outlaws Baseball Tournament #13 Day #2

Back for the second day of the River City Travel Ball Halloween Scream tournament, the Outlaws played the Top Ten A's in the first game of the elimination round. This team includes a number of players from the old Woodland Thunder team.

The game was a confused mess. I probably got more frustrated watching this game than any game in recent memory. Repeatedly during the course of the game, the Outlaws just didn't execute. Several times, I had to get up and walk away from the game for a few seconds.

At the plate, Jack was 0 for 2. In his first at-bat, Jack grounded a 1 and 2 pitch to the right side and was thrown out by the second baseman. Jack grounded a 2 and 2 pitch to the left side in his second plate appearance and was thrown out by the shortstop.

In the field, Jack played third base and shortstop. He had one put-out and one error. At shortstop, he fielded a ball cleanly to the left side, but made a one hopper to first base that the first baseman was not able to dig. I just wonder whether Breyton or Josh would have made the play if they had been playing first base. Jack had a put-out on a runner trying to steal third in the fourth inning.

Making six errors and giving up six unearned runs, the Outlaws lost the game by the score of 9 to 1. The box score is here.

As we were getting in the car, Jack and I started talking about the game. He surprised me by saying it was his fault and that he had to play better if they were going to win. Jack was very matter of fact about it. I was surprised at how mature he was [of course, he got really upset when the Cardinals lost game six to the Giants later that day...] He went on to talk about the problems with his swing and the need to get back in the cage with Boyle and work on the tee.

Sharon spent the afternoon working at the Jesuit Open House. She came home relaying overhearing the Athletic Director talk about how hard it is to make the Jesuit Baseball team...

Saturday, October 20, 2012

2012 Outlaws Baseball Tournament #13 Day #1

At bat against the Nevada Dust Devils. Just before crushing a pitch into right center.

The Outlaws played in the River City Travel Ball Halloween Screen 14U tournament at the Davis Play Fields. This is a venue where the Jack has ever played.

I have had mixed emotions over the last two months about having Jack play baseball tournaments with the Outlaws. This is the third tournament that he has played during football season. The problem is that he has had no time to work in the cage or with his hitting coach. It doesn't seem "fair" to run him out there without the opportunity for some preparation.

The Outlaws played the Sierra Valley Storm in the first game of the tournament. The Storm had at least three players from the Petaluma team that played in the Little League World Series.

At the plate, Jack was 0 for 3 with a walk. In his first at-bat, Jack struck out looking on a 2 and 2 pitch. Jack struck out swinging on a 2 and 2 pitch in his second plate appearance. He remarked on Saturday night that the umpire stole these first two at-bats from him. The umpire has calling a very low and very wide strike zone.

In his third at-bat, Jack walked on four pitches. He went to second on a balk, but ended the inning there after Breyton struck out looking and Bailey grounded out to short. With the winning run on third, Jack grounded a 0 and 2 pitch to the third baseman for an out to end the game.

In the field, Jack played six innings at shortstop. In an odd game, he only had one ball hit to him. Unfortunately, Jack committed an error. Charging a medium ground ball, he didn't get the ball into his glove and the runner was safe at first. This error allowed two unearned runs and was essentially the difference in the game.

The Outlaws left 11 runners on base! The game ended up a 5 to 5 tie. The box score is here.

Following a two and a half hour break, the Outlaws played the Nevada Dust Devils. This is a team that they have never faced.

At the plate, Jack was 1 for 3, reached on an error and scored a run. In his first at-bat, he grounded the first pitch to the shortstop and was thrown out at first. Jack crushed a 3 and 1 pitch into right center in his second plate appearance. The center fielder did a great job of running the ball down. On artificial turf, it would have been at least a triple. Jack went to second on Josh's single, stole third and then scored on Breyton's double.

In his third at-bat, Jack grounded a 1 and 2 pitch to the right side. One of the things that Jack has been doing very well this fall is running out ground balls. The second baseman fielded the ball and tried to tag Cooper going from first to second. When he missed the tag, the second baseman turned to throw Jack out at first. With Jack charging up the line, the second baseman rushed the throw. Jack was safe at first on the error. He went to second on the throw, but ended the inning there when Bailey struck out.

In the field, Jack played three innings in centerfield and two innings at third. He had two assists and one put-out. Jack handled two grounders to the left side and threw the runners out at first. He also tagged out a runner on a throw from Josh trying to steal third base.

Leaving 8 runners on base, the Outlaws fell just short and lost the game by the score of 7 to 6. The box score is here.

Snipes came out for the second game. He saw Jack hit a single and reach on an error as well as make a couple of nice plays at third.

The Outlaws finished the pool games ranked fourth out of sixth teams and will play the Top Ten A's on Sunday morning at 8 am.

The Rules of Basketball

ESPN Films 30 for 30 - There's No Place Like Home

Friday, October 19, 2012

California Historical Landmark #754

I walked by this site when Sharon and I were in San Francisco for our anniversary.

Site of the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art
California State Historical Landmark #754

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California Historical Landmark #754


n February 1893, Mr. Edward F. Searles donated the Hopkins Mansion to the University of California in trust for the San Francisco Art Institute for 'instruction in and illustration of the fine arts, music, and literature,' and as San Francisco's first cultural center.

California Historical Landmark #754

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Pick 6! [2012 Jesuit Frosh Football versus Vista Del Lago]


Playing their eighth game of the season, the Jesuit Marauders faced the Vista Del Lago Eagles at Jesuit High School. Vista Del Lago is a newer high school in Folsom in the Empire Ranch area. This was their third Delta River League game.

Vista Del Lago scored first to lead by the score of 6 to 0 at the end of the first quarter. Jesuit responded with a second quarter touchdown to lead 7 to 6 at half-time.

Jesuit scored two third quarter touchdowns and held a 20 to 6 lead at the end of third quarter. I think that this is the first time since the first game of the season six weeks ago that Jesuit has ever lead by more than one touchdown.

Playing free safety, Jack intercepted a pass and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown early in the third quarter! He made a nice leaping catch and then a smart cut back to pick up a couple of blockers. This increased the Jesuit lead to 27 to 6.

Vista del Lago scored one more touchdown in the four quarter. Jesuit won the game by the score of 27 to 14.

The Jesuit Marauders frosh football team now has a record of 5 wins and 3 losses. The game log is here.

At this point in the season, the Marauders have a large contingent of walking wounded, including the first and second string quarterbacks. Several more boys were injured in this game. I am actually going to write a longer post on the subject in the next two weeks.

On Monday, Jack missed his first practice of the season when Sharon took him to the orthodontist. Unfortunately, the coaches instituted a new defense that day. When Jesuit went up by two scores, Jack finally got a chance to play. In addition to playing tight end on the punt and PAT teams, he played free safety more than any game since week 1 and got a couple of reps at wide receiver. With a little more playing time, Jack finally got his hands on the ball and scored.

The two teams ended up playing a fifth quarter for the boys that had not played in the first four quarters. The team is so depleted due to injuries that they ended up playing Jack at tight end on all of the offense sets. Jack had a nice catch in traffic for a touchdown during the fifth quarter. It will be interesting to see if they use him at tight end in the last two games.

The Rules of Basketball

ESPN Films 30 for 30 - There's No Place Like Home

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

ESPN 30 for 30 Vol II - 9.79*

I finished watching 9.79*. This is the second installment of ESPN's 30 for 30 Vol II. An episode guide for Vol II is here. 9.79* was produced by Daniel Gordon.

The focal point of the film is the 100 meter finals in the Seoul 1988 Olympics. It includes interviews with all eight of the runners in the race, including: Ben Johnson; Carl Lewis; Linford Christie; Calvin Smith; Dennis Mitchell; Robson da Silva; Desai Williams, and; Ray Stewart. It is the first time that all eight men who ran that race tell their story.

As a build-up to the race, it traces the careers of Lewis and Johnson from the 1984 Olympics until the race in Seoul. Lewis won four gold medals in the 1984 games. In 1986 and 1987, Ben Johnson consistently beat Lewis in the 100 meters. Lewis then beat Johnson in a key pre-Olympic race in 1988 setting up a dramatic Olympic rematch.

Johnson won the race in the 1988 Olympics, but while the games were still in progress he tested positive for steroids and was stripped of the gold medal. Although some still deny any wrongdoing, six of the eight finalists in the 1988 race have been implicated for drugs over the years following the race.

There is an interesting twist in the last part of the documentary. I am not going to spoil it.

I enjoyed the film more than I expected to. I watched it in three pieces over a couple of nights. I would like to go back and watch it from beginning straight through again. I can remember being in Boca Raton with Randy Wong and watching the 1988 Olympics in the hotel.

With all of the recent press about Lance Armstrong and the 50 game suspension of the Giant's Melky Cabrera, it clear that drugs have continued to play a role in professional sports over the last twenty five years. In fact, I am not sure that much has changed. I just think that they have gotten more sophisticated about it. I am also not as indignant as some people about the use of drugs in sports. Given the amount of money involved, the athletes are under enormous pressure to perform and recover from injuries.

Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell talked about the film in a podcast.

A trailer for the film is here.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Virtually Biking Across America - Day 32


On day 32, I traveled 24.3 miles across Northeastern Utah. Starting from Henefer, Utah, I rode along Old Highway 30 to Echo Canyon Road. I enjoyed the Google Streetview scenery as I climbed along Echo Canyon Road. After about 14 miles, Echo Canyon Road joined Interstate 80. I finished the ride at an overpass for an unnamed road on Interstate 80 [41° 9' 11.45", -111° 8' 36.99"].

The ride was a steady climb with a grade mostly between one and three percent. Along the way, I passed three Pony Express Stations: Weber Station [N40 58 22.0 W111 26 18.0], Halfway Station [N41 03 00.0 W111 18 13.0], and Echo Canyon Station [N41 07 28.0 W111 11 15.0].

The trip log for Virtually Biking Across America is here.

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Sunday, October 14, 2012

2012 NLCS - Game 1 - Giants versus Cards


Sharon, Jack and I went to game one of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Jack is a Cardinals fan. We have talked for the last week that if the Cards and Giants ended up facing each other, we would try to go to one of the games; Jack has never seen the Cards play in person. When the Cards won on Friday night, we made a quick decision to go on Sunday night. I got seats from Stubhub [lower box 135, row 19, seats 4, 5 and 6].

This is the first time the previous two World Series winners are facing off in the postseason since the 1958 World Series between the Braves and Yankees.

It was an entertaining game. The Cards scored two runs in the top of the second when David Freese homered to left. I was amazed at how hard Freese hit the ball; it was a line drive. The Cards scored four more in the top of the fourth capped by a Carlos Beltran home run and chased Bumgarner. The Giants came back to score four of their own in the bottom of the fourth to make the game interesting. Lincecum pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the Giants. The Giants lost the game by the score of 6 to 4.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

2012 Jesuit Homecoming


Jack went to the Jesuit Homecoming with Sarah. A large group met at the rose garden in McKinley Park for pictures. From there, the group went to dinner at Roxy's. While the kids were at dinner, we had the Chappelles, Laskins and Nick's mom to our house for hors d'oeuvres.

Picking the group after dinner, we took them to Jesuit for the dance. Sharon and I had dinner at Zinfandel Grill while the kids were at the dance.

After the dance, we took most of the group to I-Hop. I was surprised that most of the boys ate another full meal! By the time we got them to pay and shut the night down, it was almost 12:30 a.m.! Jack and I finally got home about 12:45 a.m.


Jesuit Homecoming

Friday, October 12, 2012

California Historical Landmark #970

Rainbow Trout Species Identified
California State Historical Landmark #970

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This landmark is located 50 yards past the Redwood Gate entrance kiosk, Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, California. There are 35 other California State Historical Landmarks in Alameda County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 48.170 W 122° 08.730.

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California Historical Landmark #970

The naming of the Rainbow Trout species was based on fish taken from the San Leandro Creek drainage. In 1855, Dr. W. P. Gibbons, founder of the California Academy of Sciences, was given three specimens obtained from the creek. He described and assigned them the scientific name Salmo iridia. Rainbow Trout are now worldwide in distribution and are a highly prized game fish.

California Historical Landmark #970

Thursday, October 11, 2012

2012 Jesuit Frosh Football versus Folsom

Playing their seventh game of the season, the Jesuit Marauders faced the Folsom Bulldogs at Jesuit High School. This was their second Delta River League game.

The Marauders played well in the first half. Leading by the score of 13 to 7 with 1:30 left in the first half, Jesuit went for it on 4 and 2 from their own 30 yard line. They didn't get the first down. The Bulldogs took advantage of the short field to score with 10 second left in the half and take a 14 to 13 lead.

Folsom got their passing game going in the second half. They completed a number of long passes for first downs and scored twice to lead by the score of 28 to 13. Conversely, Jesuit couldn't get their ground game on track. Their best running back continues to struggle with a high ankle sprain.

With less than two minutes to go in the game, the Marauders went for it on a 4 and 20 from their own 20. The quarterback was sacked and Folsom took over on the Jesuit 8 yard line. They scored to make the score 34 to 13.

The Marauders lost the game by the score of 34 to 13. The game was much closer than the score. If you take away the two Folsom touchdowns at the end of the first and second halts when the Marauders choose not to punt, the score could have easily been 21 to 13. Additionally, the Marauders had a 95 yard touchdown run called back due to a clipping penalty.

The Jesuit Marauders frosh football team now have a record of 4 wins and 3 losses. The game log is here.

Jack turned his knee in practice during the week. He ended up playing only on the two PAT attempts.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

ESPN 30 for 30 Vol II - Broke

I watched Broke. This is the first installment of ESPN's 30 for 30 Vol II. An episode guide for Vol II is here. I really enjoyed the first 30 documentaries that ESPN did as part of their 30 for 30 series and have been looking forward to the series restarting. Broke was produced by Billy Cohen who also did the 30 for 30 documentary The "U".

The film opens with some astounding statistics:
By the time they have been retired for two years,
78% of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress...

Within five years of retirement,
an estimated 60% of former NBA players are broke.

The beginning of the documentary looks at the growth in the value of the team franchises in the last thirty years and the resulting increases in the average salaries. From there, using interviews, it looks at how athletes get into financial trouble.

The film is divided into a number of segments, including: All about the Benjamin's; Bling Bling; Keeping up with the Jones; Mo Money Mo Problems; Hustlers Paradise; Who can you trust?; Mouths to Feed; Baby Mama Drama; Banged Up; Game Over, and; Real Talk. The subject of each segment is explored through people telling their story or commenting on the topic.

There are over 30 people in the film, including: Bernie Kosar; Cliff Floyd; Jamal Mashburn; Keith McCants; Andre Rison; Sean Salisbury, and Curt Schilling. The confessions by the players are surprisingly vulnerable. The footage with Andre Rison is particularly compelling. There is no interviewer present; it is just people talking to the screen.

The film closes with some thoughts on what players need to do to protect themselves financially and some "where are they now" slides for the key people who appeared in the documentary.

While not my favorite of the 30 for 30 or ESPN Film, it is definitely worth seeing. It is intellectually interesting, but just not as compelling as some of the other stories that they have done. It really makes you wonder why you would ever want your child to be a pro athlete. I want to explore this a little more in a future post.

The airing generated a lot tweets and instagraph photos from athletes. My favorite was an instagraph photo of what looked to be the entire Cleveland Cavaliers in a hot warm watching the show on a big screen.

Bill Simmons talked to Billy Cohn about the film in the last half of his podcast of one of his podcasts.

Broke is available on Amazon and in iTunes.

A trailer for the film is here.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

2012 Jesuit Freshman Parent Counselor Night

While I picked Jack and Noah up from football practice, Sharon went to the Jesuit Freshman Parent Counselor Night. She got a chance to learn more about the Counseling Program at Jesuit High School directly from the Counselor who works with Jack. The presentation included an overview of the academic, personal and college counseling services available and included time for questions.

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