Things & Stuff
2009-08-27 - 12:09 p.m.
Well, I did it - I walked to the bus and rode to Angels Stadium to watch the Angels play the Tigers.
So how did the grand experiment work out? Very well.
The walking - to and from the bus stop (both from home and the stadium) was comfortable. I chatted with some very nice people as I left the bus both times: one was a fellow Angels fan and another was a nice Latina from my neighborhood who just wanted a little conversation. Since my seat was in the sun for most of the game, I wound up sitting a few rows higher in the shade. And the Angels won, which always helps make for a nice game.
The only lowlights were once I got home. I didn't put enough sunscreen on my legs, so I have sunburns on both my shins (I wore my cargo shorts to the game). My right knee was a little achy (it's just fine today). And I was exhausted enough to take a nap in the early afternoon.
I will most likely do this again when I attend my next game...and if it's an afternoon game I'll use more sunscreen.
The temperature will be jumping this weekend - up into the low 100s.
The fans are on, and the water dish reservoir will stay full.
We'll all be all right.
From the Sometimes I Hate It When I'm Right Dept.:
Guess who wants the health care bill passed in honor of Saint Ted Kennedy.
Just remember - we DON'T get Kennedy's plan.
Burt Prelutsky got the following e-mail that I think sums up Obama's health plan perfectly:
From the guy who brought you the "Sphere" room escape game comes a new one - Lights.
This one involves math, a mini-LCD game, and a live dog.
Oh, and there are two exits. Can you find both?
The new part for the bowling game has arrived, so I need to get in to work.
Be seeing you.
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