Thursday, September 6, 2007

Because I Care

So, the Dodgers are coming to town and I guess they still retain some smoldering ember of hope for a post season berth in their tiny little pretend hearts. The Giants, alas, have no such flicker. This is vexing and tragic enough even in years when the Dogs are forlorn also rans as well. Still, I find that I am oddly serene. What a perplexing notion.

Has the fact that I have been pummeled by a quixotic alchemy of repulsion and attraction to the Giants this season inured me so completely from the unholy certainty that the Dodgers are Beelzebub's Nine? Why can't I work up some righteous fervor for a spiritually cleansing sweep of the offending pile which magnificently castigates that evil spawn to a long and remorseless winter. That's always a good thing, isn't it?

I would like to chalk up my new found ambivalence to a sudden jolt of maturity and perspective. That can't be it. I don't do maturity and perspective here. Petulance and hyperbole is my game and that season never ends, Padre.

Serenity is an ill fitting jacket. What has this season done to me?

2 comments:

Christie said...

Calling all GIANTS FANS! Q&A w/ BONDS. A rare appearance!

On 10-24-07 in SF, the Commonwealth Club of California presents…

BARRY BONDS | WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24

Baseball's Home Run King; Outfielder, San Francisco Giants
In conversation with KGO Radio's RAY TALIAFERRO

Get up close and personal with baseball's home run champion. Giants slugger Bonds shattered Hank Aaron's record on August 7 and continues to reach historic heights. From sports icon to commercial spokesperson and philanthropist, Bonds is one of the most recognizable and discussed sports figures in the country. Join us for a rare appearance by a sports legend.

GET MORE INFO or MAKE A RESERVATION at www.commonwealthclub.org or call (415) 597- 6705

drd said...

Get your lazy ass off the couch and get back to work!