Monthly Archives: August 2010

Summer Song

Summer is my favorite time of the year. Well, Summer and Christmas are kind of 1 and 1A, to be honest about it. I tend to get a little melancholy towards the end of it, and start dreading the down … Continue reading

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The Won Weekend

“Well, it was no day at the beach.” Except that it was. Sarah & I spent all day Saturday with her mom at the rehab, testing out her new hip, repeatedly. We watched her walk the equivalent of a good … Continue reading

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HOU 4 NYM 1

Move along…nothing to see here…literally…

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My Man Pelfrey

OK, it was the Astros. OK, they still didn’t hit. OK, so maybe Bobby Parnell isn’t the 9th inning guy yet. That was still one of the most satisfying wins of this mystifying year. From the stellar defense — Angel … Continue reading

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Aaaaand we’re back….

Well, I certainly hope the last two nights have disabused everybody in the Mets’ front office — from Freddy & Jeffy Wilpon all the way to the janitorial staff — of any notion that this team is currently playing for … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

Dammit! Here I was, all set to write another “Woe Is Mets” piece and they go and win one on me. I had it all mapped out, y’know? How I went and visited my mother-in-law at the rehab in the … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Doggier Than Others

“Walk left side of street, safe. Walk right side of street, safe. Walk in middle, squish like grape.” –Mr. Miyagi, The Karate Kid At the time of this writing, the Mets are 62-62. That means, they won’t win 100 games. … Continue reading

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