Ivy Envy Prepares Its Return

I don’t think any of the Ivy Envy writers anticipated this extended dead period on the blog.  I think it’s a pretty good indicator of how most Cubs fans felt after the October collapse of 2008.  For a few months, I couldn’t even stomach the idea of thinking about the Cubs.  But I’m happy to say that my hibernation is essentially over.   I pulled out my Cubs hat and wore it for the first time since early October.  Although, if the thermometer didn’t read -29 here this morning, I probably wouldn’t have bothered to put a hat on.  But I looked at all my hats and I made the decision to wear the blue hat with the red “C” on it.   To me, that says something.  I took my daughter out for breakfast today and two people commented on my hat.  Maybe we’re all “getting there”. 

And although it appears that Ivy Envy has been dead, the fact is that we have recently begun planning Ivy Envy’s coverage of the 2009 season.  Last year was a learning process for all of us and we have some ideas to extend Ivy Envy’s reach a little.  Expect to see Continue reading

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Ivy Envy State of the Union

First off, we’d like to thank all of you that read Ivy Envy.  We really enjoy sharing our love of the Cubs with you, and it’s been fun to share conversations with you that we normally have with each other.  Thanks for reading and please, jump in with your opinions whenever you’d like.  Also, please share Ivy Envy with any Cubs fans you know. 

We have a lot of ideas that we would like to do with Ivy Envy, but at this point, we are pretty limited with what WordPress will allow.  We are looking at doing something to free ourselves up a little bit to do what we would like.  The first thing we are going to try is Continue reading