But in many other countries, “pitch” refers to the surface where soccer – the world’s most popular sport – is played.
Do you have enough water and food? Do you have a way to stay warm if it’s winter and zombies keep you from your home? Do you have a way to communicate that doesn’t rely on your iPhone (if they knock out the power grid)?
Like when doctors give people too many meds.
To be on the wall.
He’s earned the words on his red doggy shirt:
The Scottish Terrier has stayed a trooper these past few years despite everything he’s had to endure. Skin cancer on his right front paw. Two surgeries to remove two toes. Bladder cancer, twice. Chemo. More surgery ...
“Oh, man,” I thought. “What a big city.”
He wanted them to be the first to know the big news – that he’d been accepted into the grad school at Notre Dame. He called his mom. He called his sisters.
Then he called Professor Peter Longo.
Now a senior, Clint has been chasing storms for a couple of years. It’s exciting, he says. It’s educational.
The Air Force captain is executive officer of the 563rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona. He flies the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. He’s been deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq, rescuing special-ops forces deep behind enemy lines.
Helping young people, they say, has been especially sweet.