Author Archive for Dr. Diz

Doc Diz resides in Fort Worth, Texas for the past 15 years. When not playing old boys rugby or skiing, he is known for sampling Maker's Mark for its medicinal qualities. A native of Connecticut, the Doc has managed to move around enough to have lived in all four US time zones, which has allowed him to get a little perspective from west of the Hudson where guns, drilling for oil and gas and Big Gulp soda pops are still legal.

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Lawn Pool, Tornadoes, Golf and Ugly Sports Jackets

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FT WORTH, TX – It’s that time of the year that bring a few things to Texas: Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding, Hail, Tornadoes and… Golf. Yep, it’s time for both the Colonial in Fort Worth and the Byron Nelson over by Dallas. Every year these two stops on the PGA Tour go back-to-back, allowing the area […]

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I Got a Girl Crush: Dr Diz re Women’s vs Men’s Sports, not Mets vs Yanks

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FORT WORTH, TX – The Yankees held off the Mets in a slop-fest. Now that we got that out of the way… We were watching my bud’s daughter – who plays for the defending state champion Aledo Bearcats – play softball last week. Was almost unfair and unkind…the Bearcats returned nine starters from last years […]

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Baseball Purist… Not! Cheerleaders and Bad Music Killing Game

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FORT WORTH, TX – It’s baseball season here and this past Sunday, the Doc was at beautiful Lupton Field to watch the #3 Horned Frogs of TCU complete a sweep of the Wichita State Shockers.  85 degrees.  Sunny.  Kinda humid.  Perfect baseball weather. Well, ‘cept for a couple of things that got on my nerves. […]

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Goof Balls and Curve Balls: Dr Diz on Lefties and Beer

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FT. WORTH, TX – It’s that time of year where an old man’s mind starts to wander… to daydream… to think about nicer things. Booze and baseball. Yep, time for spring training and then opening day, aided  and abetted by two of the nations three favorite drinkin’ holidays….St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo. Yippee! […]

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How March Madness Includes Obama, Putin, Virginia, Villanova, Gonzaga?

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FT. WORTH, TX – Sitting around at the venerable Campesi’s in the Fort the other night, eating pasta and watching Arkansas hold off an Aggie comeback in college hoops…yep, it’s that time of year again, March Madness time. Kind of fitting where we were at….old man Campesi started his restaurant back in the 50’s, when Eye-Talian […]

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A Tale of Two Cities: Dr Diz on Seattle vs Boston & Cheating Coaches

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FORT WORTH, TX –  It’s Super Duper Bowl time again, when America gets to watch some football squeezed in between commercials, while chowing down on the food that made Chris Christie the man that he is. I’m thinking that he’s a shoe-in to represent a large [ahem] constituency that have not had one of their […]

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