Happenings

Hello everyone. I’m taking a bracket break to update my blog for the first time in way too long. My reasons for not having written sooner are many but can best be summed up as laziness. At least I’m honest, right?
Let us see if I can’t catch you all up on the “happenings” in my life. This shouldn’t take too long but probably will take longer than it should.

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Voice Post: Shopping, TV and Stuff

Just another voice post in which I discuss my trip to the grocery store, the start of spring training and what I’ve been watching on TV as of late.

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Voice Post: Talkin’ Baseball and The Simpsons

This voice post was recorded as I was preparing to watch ‘Homer at the Bat’ which is one of my favorite episodes of ‘The Simpsons’. I talk about the episode, screw up an exchange between Burns and Smithers and then transition into talking about baseball in general.
I discuss why baseball losses involving my favorite team bother me more than losses in football, basketball or hockey.
The discussion then leads me back to a discussion of ‘The Principal and the Pauper’ which is one of my least favorite episodes of ‘The Simpsons’.

I conclude with a brief comment on the value I get out of recording these voice posts. Then I stammer my way through a Valentine’s Day comment before calling it a day.

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My Sports Relationships

Yesterday, I expressed my desire on Facebook that everyone have fun regardless of whether or not they would be watching the Super Bowl. I then pointed out that I would not be watching the game and was asked why.
It was that question, in combination with reading a post on a blog that I follow that got me thinking about my relationship to sports. For better or worse, this post is an overview of my history with sports and how I consume them.

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Would You Rather? #8: Super Bowl or World Series

Welcome back to Would You Rather the game where I am given two choices and must pick which of them is most appealing to me. Last week, we discussed which period of time we’d want to visit, the beginning of civilization or the end of it.

This week Either.io gave me a question I could sink my teeth into.

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