Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 10/21/14
She looked at him, seeing him again, and the future be damned, since all possible futures ever envisaged are -- rusty sinks, two-week vacations and bombs or collective fraternity or harps and houris-- endlessly, sordidly dreary, all delight being in the present and its past, all truth, too, and all fidelity in the word, the flesh, the present moment: for the future, however you look at it, contains only one sure thing and that is death. But the moment is unpredictable. There is simply no telling what will happen. -- Ursula K. LeGuin, "A Week in the Country" For much of Sunday, I sat in a chair staring at an empty editing box, unsure of how this season preview needed to begin. The Pirates are at a new crossroads in their eternal rebuilding process. The team itself is probably a year or so away from really being a contending team, but the Andrew McCutchen clock has been ticking and the front office has been in place for five years now. This is probably the most talented ...
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