I'm a big fan of Alexei Ramirez, but "something to build around?" The guy is 31.
And I was as big a Beckham fan as any, but I'm hardly drinking the Kool-Aid at this point.
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
"Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled."
--David Foster Wallace, (
) "Roger Federer as Religious Experience"