“Songs In The Attic” Closes Another Show

by Kevin Burton    Do you have certain albums you play to set certain moods?    Like a baseball manager has a closer, there is one album I go to when one era of life is ending and another beginning.    I moved a lot in my 20s and I listened to Billy Joel a …

Virus Won’t Stop World Series This Year

by Kevin Burton    The board that governs beep baseball may ban the traditional end-of-game handshake at the upcoming 2021 World Series to avoid the spread of Covid 19.    But if that happens it will be one of the few virus concessions employed by a sport that is thrilled to have its signature event …

Two Shots, Two Weeks, Then What?

by Kevin Burton    Yeah, OK, so now what?    A growing portion of the world population has received a vaccine to combat the Covid-19.  But this is no happy ending. In fact, it’s no ending at all.    In March of last year in response to the virus, the global scientific community began what …

The Covid Question Still Looms Over All

by Kevin Burton    Some friends have asked my wife and me to take part in a major collaborative project this summer. We have taken a few timid steps toward being able to participate.    But none of the questions they have asked can be answered on their own terms.  Covid 19 is the first …

Wrestling Teams Think Outside The Box

by Kevin Burton    Once in a great while, the human reaction to the Covid 19 crisis makes me smile.    Earlier this month, Wichita Northwest and Bishop Carroll high schools held their wrestling meet outdoors, so parents could watch the matches for the first time this season.  To that point parents had been barred …