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Monday, September 3, 2007

I'll Miss my Stooges. Just a little.


Curly.


Moe.


And the Princess.

They all spent the night with my parent's last night. Tip of the cap to my Mom and Pop: their Mom and I can't thank you enough. And as I prepare for my two day excursion to Baltimore with Mattie this weekend, I'm a little bit torn.

While I'll miss them like crazy, the thought of a child free weekend with my brother and some of the SG contingent is becoming more and more appealing: no diaper changes, no picking up toys, and absolutely, positively, no temper tantrums. Well, unless Boogs BBQ is closed for some strange reason: then all bets are off.

I don't golf. I don't hit the bars. And I don't play Texas Hold Em' on Friday night every week. I'm really looking forward to a weekend of live Red Sox games without any pauses in the action due to a child climbing onto the counter top.

As for the game tonight, I'm still trying to figure out how a 10-1 lead turned into a nail biter: after Daisuke cruised the first 5 innings, the Blue Jays all of a sudden decided to make a game out of it. Fortunately for all the Red Sox fans, the bats didn't decide to go into early hibernation.

Final score? 13-10 Red Sox. I got to see Mike Lowell get his 100th RBI for the year, Daisuke get his 14th win, and the Red Sox go 7 games up over the Yankees.

It doesn't get much better than that.

10 comments:

Mattie said...

What? Have you heard something about Boog's? You're not holding out on me are you?

See...7 games...I told you there was no reason to worry.

Tex said...

So I was thinking...when does Angie get her child free weekend with the girls? I know I know...after baseball season :)

Boy these games really keep your attention!

Ted D said...

Don't freak out little brother. As far as I know, all is well with Boog's.

And Tex: come November, she will be making her annual trek to Gatlinburg, TN with 3 or 4 other ladies, leaving me holding the bag with the kids.

Well, leaving me and MY MOM holding the bag: God bless my sweet Mother: I'll end up with Ciera for the weekend, which is like a walk in the park.

Just don't tell Angie that!

Tex said...

For SHAME for Shame!!!

C-Lake Winnipesaukee said...

First the kids:

Trot - Cool sunglasses
Rakes - Nice dinner mat
Ciera - Smart dress for school (good choice C and/or Mom :)

Ted & Matt - Don't forget to make up your "game day" sign!

Ted D said...

Thanks Carol:

I was thinking about "I'm with stupid" with an arrow pointing toward Mattie.

What do you think?

Christine E. said...
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Christine E. said...

Evening everyone!

Honeymoon is amazing! A bit seasick the 1st day, but otherwise great..:-)

The weather here is beautiful--and so are the Sox in the Standings--Holy Buckets! 7 games yeah!

Hope everyone is well!

Off to dinner

Go Sox!

Ted D said...

It's Christine posting from the Ocean!

I TOLD you they would be in good shape while you were gone: glad to hear you're having fun and enjoying yourself.

GO SOX!

KAYLEE said...

I WANT ANOTHER ONE FROM BECKETT:P