Posts by Alice Lowe

In Praise of Bean Counters photo
October 9, 2020 | Nonfiction

In Praise of Bean Counters

Alice Lowe

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I worked for eighteen years as the associate director of a nonprofit organization. The director and I were an effective team, in part because of our complementary strengths. I liked to say that

B is for Breakfast photo
March 31, 2019 | Nonfiction

B is for Breakfast

Alice Lowe

“I’ll be right up,” I said, seeking the comfort of the remaining parental arms. But no, he told me, “wait until morning.”

This is my brain on baseball photo
April 11, 2018 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

This is my brain on baseball

Alice Lowe

Crack! The sound of impact, ball on bat...

Seventh Inning Stretch photo
April 1, 2011 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Seventh Inning Stretch

Alice Lowe

 

America’s Game: It is the place where memory gathers.
 – Walt Whitman

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My mother, Brooklyn-born and raised, used to tell me that if the Dodgers had been in the World Series in 1943,