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The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: The 7K Stretch
October 21, 2010 – 3:18 PM | 10 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: The 7K Stretch

We still have $7,943 dollars to raise for college scholarships and Little League uniforms. It sounds like a lot; as a single number, it is a lot.
Broken down, it isn't a lot at all. Check …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Middle of the Fifth
October 16, 2010 – 11:52 AM | 11 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Middle of the Fifth

Halfway through the month today, and guess what you've done so far? You've polished off the 10K for Donors Choose with your usual ease; and you've only got $8,416 to go for Pitch In For …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Stand-Up Double
October 13, 2010 – 8:01 PM | 17 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Stand-Up Double

But first, the TN Fall Classic/Adventures In Random DVR-Pausing crossover event, starring Messrs. Small and Large Salad, Kruk and Schilling. I didn't recognize Schilling at all for a few minutes. (Sarah: "Is that Dick Cheney?" …

The Vine: October 13, 2010
October 13, 2010 – 10:01 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: October 13, 2010

It's the Fall Classic Ask The Readers edition of The Vine — reader Daisy has offered to donate $25 to the uniform haul if one of you fine people can identify the book she's looking …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Hustle
October 12, 2010 – 12:24 PM | 11 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Hustle

Some of you may not care about baseball. That's no problem, because this isn't really about baseball.
This is about kids feeling like somebody hears them and gives a damn. Adults feeling that way too, really …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Weekend Warriors
October 8, 2010 – 1:22 PM | 8 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Weekend Warriors

"Hello, TN readers. I'm Oscar Gamble, and I just know your hearts are as big as my Afro, so please donate today."
Good afternoon, friends — I apologize for the delay in today's posting. The Donors …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Sweet Action
October 7, 2010 – 11:38 AM | 8 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Sweet Action

It's October — candy season. I realized this morning, while prying part of the Laffy Taffy I'd breakfasted on out of my backmost left molar, that 1) I need to get the N Candy AA …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Sophomore Slump
October 5, 2010 – 11:16 AM | 16 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Sophomore Slump

1988 Sarah says, "Let's celebrate $6,481 with a styrofoam garland and a gigantic sweater!"
Sadly, I could not find any pictures dating from my freshman year; you'll just have to take my word that my school …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: School Days
October 4, 2010 – 9:13 AM | Comments Off on The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: School Days
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: School Days

Little did Mabel know she would soon dress as a tomato for the amusement of strangers…
In this morning's batch of email, Classmates.com threatened me with the following information: "We have a 1987 yearbook from [my …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Doubleheader
October 2, 2010 – 9:45 AM | 2 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Doubleheader

(If you think I'm having a contest with myself to see how many baseball puns I can flatten in the next month, you are correct! "Enjoy"!)
As of this writing, not quite a day and a …