Author Archive: Chris

Royals – 50 Worst Moments – #40 – Broxton’s Walk-Off

We’ve already talked about what a weird year 2012 was. It was clearly a transition year not just for the city, hosting the All-Star Game, but also for the franchise as there would now be even higher expectations since the… (READ MORE)

Paulie’s Pizza – Chapter 5 & 6 / Don’t Lose My Number / In The Air Tonight

There’s a terrible lack of sports and entertainment this week. So I’m spitting out two more chapters of Paulie’s Pizza (and also because my sister says these chapters are too short.) Will have a new chapter this Saturday. Enjoy! (Haven’t… (READ MORE)

Paulie’s Pizza – Chapter 4 – Sicilian Love Song

This is continuing a story that I’m going to post every week. You can read Chapter 1 here. Here is Chapter 2. Here is Chapter 3 Chapter 4 – Sicilian Love Song Night two and I walked into the pizza… (READ MORE)

Paulie’s Pizza – Chapter 3 – That’s Amore

This is continuing a story that I’m going to post every week. You can read Chapter 1 here. Here is Chapter 2. CHAPTER 3 – That’s Amore It was only about three blocks to my house, but by the time… (READ MORE)

Paulie’s Pizza – Chapter 2 – Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car

This is continuing a story that I’m going to post every week. You can read Chapter 1 here. CHAPTER 2 – Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car In the north suburbs of Kansas City, there’s not really… (READ MORE)

Paulie’s Pizza – A Story I Need to Finish

My new year’s resolution in 2016 was to write a story. Maybe it would be a book. Maybe it would just be a long piece of fiction. Maybe it would be 200 words. Didn’t know, but I needed to get… (READ MORE)

Do You Ever Listen To Yourselves Talk?

This first appeared in the Platte County Landmark on December 5, 2017. There are ironies in life that don’t get enough attention. Kansas City is known as the city of fountains, but the climate doesn’t allow them to run four… (READ MORE)

An Open Letter to Royals Free Agents, and David Glass

Hey guys, It has been said that if you don’t shoot, you don’t score – so in that spirit, I wanted to make a last ditch effort here. Stay. Stay in Kansas City. Stay with your friends. Stay with the… (READ MORE)

Paying It Forward – #RoyalsTwitter Kickball

Below is a guest post by Dave Darby. Dave and I were members of the #SungWooToKC welcoming committee back in July of 2014. It’s fair to say that what we experienced changed our lives and immediately we knew we wanted… (READ MORE)

Stuck In The Middle With You

This column first appeared in the Platte County Landmark, the week of October 2, 2017. It seems more and more every day that I am an enigma. Everyone seems to be picking sides, like the world’s meanest game of playground… (READ MORE)