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World Series Wrap-up: It’s been fun saying “Go Sox!” all the time


There are so many things to argue about when you get a few million people living in really close quarters.  It's cool to find something to agree on.
There are so many things to argue about when you get a few million people living in really close quarters. It’s cool to find something to agree on.

You know what’s not especially fun?  Talking to strangers about politics and the hot button issues of the day.  Seriously.  No matter how good an idea it seems like at the time, don’t do it.  I know, I know.  You have a very good point to make.  Everyone will see once you finish explaining.  You know this point is amazing because, when you’ve brought it out in the past, everyone stops talking and people just sort of nod their head in what is surely agreement.  There’s really no way people are just uncomfortable and hoping that understated “agreement” will give someone an opening to change the subject.  To baseball.

On the other hand, you know what’s so much fun it’ll make you want to slap your momma?  Shouting “Go Sox!” with other people and talking to strangers about how awesome Big Papi is. Continue reading World Series Wrap-up: It’s been fun saying “Go Sox!” all the time


Hey! It’s the World Series!

The World Series starts today in Fenway Park!  What do we know about Fenway?  Well, it’s David Ortiz’s favorite place to hit home runs.  Also, it first opened in 1912 and it’s the oldest Major League Baseball stadium, so I thought I’d post a few pictures of it to celebrate the Sox!

There's a plaque!  (That means it's historic)
There’s a plaque! (That means it’s historic)

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