Digital De-Cluttering – Tony Gwynn Edition

Throughout my years of collecting and blogging (over 7 years now….), I’ve either obtained a small amount of cards from one source, or I’ve posted most cards from a package but not all. That leaves a bunch of “master files” taking up space in my scan folders, waiting for inspiration to strike or a theme […]

Cards Upon Cards From Cards On Cards

I moved into my house about 8 months ago. At that time, there were a few people looking to send packages my way, but I wanted to wait until I got things semi-unpacked and I settled down.

Then I learned there was no such thing and let a couple know they could send away.

Madding […]

Maddux Overload – 1994 Edition

1994.

The Dallas Cowboys handed the Buffalo Bills their 4th straight Super Bowl loss, earning their second consecutive win in the process.

The New York Rangers finally win a Stanley Cup after a 53-year long drought, then the NHL locked out its players.

George Foreman becomes the oldest ever heavyweight champion boxer.

Olypmic figure skaterNancy […]

Catching The Fever

How many of you have been able to watch any of the World Baseball Classic? I’ve caught a few innings here and there. Any baseball is good baseball. I could take or leave spring training in terms of “seeing young talent prove themselves.” The only important aspect that applies to the regular season is “Injured: […]

Maddux Overload – 1993 Edition

1993.

The Buffalo Bills lost their third straight Super Bowl.

Monica Seles was stabbed by a crazy fan on the tennis court.

The Chicago Bulls win their third straight NBA Championship.

The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup.

The Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins play their inaugural seasons and Joe “Touch ‘Em All” Carter hits […]

Piecing Things Together

Things are going pretty well these days.

I work from home, and while I’m training, my job only really requires me to work maybe 3 or 4 hours a day.

I started up my new movie review blog with some of the extra time. Yup, I’m going to keep promoting it.

I’m keeping up with […]

A Blogger’s Best Friend

We almost adopted a cat recently. We were planning to wait until we get a house, but while shopping for our parents’ pets, we saw this certain cat. He was 9 years old and was given up by his previous owners simply because they had a kid and didn’t want to take care of both.

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Big Time

It took much longer than it ever should have, but Community Gum has now reached the 500 post milestone.

It’s a momentous occasion that’s sure to go down in the annals of card bloggery as “another blog post.” Try not to get too teary-eyed.

Yes, 500 posts. If this were the Hall of Fame, our […]

A Rally Cry For the Brewers (aka Inadvertent Jinxing)

Keep watching this space, because on Sunday I’ll be unveiling something that will keep this blog occupied for some time starting in late October. Once that starts up, I won’t want to stop everything to wedge in a trade post.

Luckily, I have no qualms about squeezing one more in before the announcement. Then I’m […]

Since No One Is Really Commenting Lately

Why, yes, I am still behind in my trade posts. Thank you for asking. What’s that? You want to see one? Oh, I must have misheard. No one said anything. Well, since no one took me up on either of my recent trade bait posts, the punishment is to read an incoming trade. I’m sure […]