04/23/17 11:00am

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When I started dating my wife in July 2010, my timing couldn’t have been better.

The Mets were 47-39. While not a bad record, it was the point in the season when my favorite baseball team’s annual slide was set to begin.

You see, the Mets were not contenders that year, and I knew that at eight games above .500 things could only go downhill from there, allowing me maximum time to focus on this new relationship. (more…)

04/15/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Living the dream — Islanders Bill Hannabury and his son Shane in front of the Augusta National clubhouse at the 2015 Masters in Augusta, Georgia during the tournament.

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Living the dream — Islanders Bill Hannabury and his son Shane in front of the Augusta National clubhouse at the 2015 Masters in Augusta, Georgia during the tournament.

I am more than aware that technically March 21 is the first day of spring every year. But when you live on eastern Long Island you find that date laughable.

My reminder of spring is always in April and specifically when I see the beauty of everything blooming in Augusta, Georgia. The Masters you watched last week kicked off the season for 2015. (more…)