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|5 days 15 hours ago||Was that not the meaning of||
Was that not the meaning of your previous identity? Blessed is the man whose quiver is full. Life is all about my two girls.
|6 days 21 hours ago||Cleaning jail cells at the||
Cleaning jail cells at the police station my senior year of high school. Deserved it after totaling 2 cars as the sole driver before I had my license. Scared straight.
|1 week 5 days ago||My birthday. Overlooked more||
My birthday. Overlooked more often than not in the holiday season. Often occurs on Thanksgiving Day.
|1 week 5 days ago||Ryan Field. Best- maybe Berkeley Memorial Stadium.||
Ryan Field. Best- maybe Berkeley Memorial Stadium.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||65 inch LG 4k UHDTV to be delivered at noon tomorrow.||
65 inch LG 4k UHDTV to be delivered at noon tomorrow.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Spent the last 15 minutes looking for a feed. No luck.||
Spent the last 15 minutes looking for a feed. No luck.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Roasting weenies on Mullett||
Roasting weenies on Mullett Lake. Maybe I'll see you at Vivio's or Hoppies. I'll never know.
|5 weeks 9 hours ago||Jet fuel from Santa Fe in Glen Ellyn.||
Jet fuel from Santa Fe in Glen Ellyn.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Attending A's v Angels, but||
Attending A's v Angels, but wishing I could help my daughter find an apartment instead.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Nm. I see she plays for a Chicago team. Will be there for sure.||
Nm. I see she plays for a Chicago team. Will be there for sure.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Does she play for a gold||
Does she play for a gold team? Maybe I'll see her in Glen Ellyn in July.
|8 weeks 21 hours ago||Easier on the arms and||
Easier on the arms and shoulders but hard on the hips. My daughter developed snapping hip syndrome. Her sports med people were team doctors for the Chicago Bandits, whose pitchers were also being treated for this ailment caused by repetitive movement.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Can't see through my tears right now!||
Can't see through my tears right now!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||In game two, as I pointed out||
In game two, as I pointed out at the time, there were no hbp's. I thought the umps moved the strike zone out away from the batters and Haylie wisely took advantage of the zone that was being called. In game three I thought the difference was that Haylie tried to pitch inside more. Maybe a good idea generally, but not against the #1 hbp team in softball, and not when the ump is giving you a wide zone. Florida took advantage of it and Michigan did not. My $.02.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I've appreciated your softball insights, Mr. or Ms. Eyeballs!||
I've appreciated your softball insights, Mr. or Ms. Eyeballs!
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Sweet heard hooves||
Sweet heard hooves
|8 weeks 2 days ago||This was missing last night. Looked like a strike btw.||
This was missing last night. Looked like a strike btw.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Go Wendyk5's daughter's team!||
Go Wendyk5's daughter's team! DQ after? 25-25 tie no matter what?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||They did have Ocasio warming||
They did have Ocasio warming up last night, and she has done better against Michigan than Haeger did.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I'm guessing you haven't||
I'm guessing you haven't spent the last 15 years watching your daughter pitch. It warps the perspective a bit.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Hate the Bulls, Sox, Cubbies,||
Hate the Bulls, Sox, Cubbies, and Bears, too, and have lived in Chicago for 30 years. Strangers and pilgrims in this land.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Hate the Hawks. Love||
Hate the Hawks. Love softball. Love Michigan. Love Michigan softball. Easy call. Go Blue.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I love dominant pitching, especially when it is ours.||
I love dominant pitching, especially when it is ours.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||But I think they moved the||
But I think they moved the strike zone out when FLA crowded the plate. Sure beats all those HBPs!
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Wagner has so much more speed||
Wagner has so much more speed than she did as a freshman. At the time, I wondered how she ever caught Hutch's eye. It was because she was scouting Sweet.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Well, the lefties can hardly reach the curves.||
Well, the lefties can hardly reach the curves.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Not to jinx, but why no HBPs tonight?||
Not to jinx, but why no HBPs tonight?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Where did I see that the HR was when Betsa waved off the call?||
Where did I see that the HR was when Betsa waved off the call?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Pitch to Haeger?||
Pitch to Haeger?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Everyone makes contact||
Everyone makes contact