Here’s to looking forward to the day, hopefully not too far off in the future, when we’ll actually get to hear the ump call out, “Play ball!”
Was it actually Opening Day today? No, but it was the first Monday in April, and for the 45 years that I've hurtled around the sun, that's when the Cincinnati Reds have started their baseball season. This pair of socks are to honor that history and tradition, even if baseball around here did theoretically start … Continue reading And This One Belongs To The Reds
I fell asleep early last night, halfway through the Rock's Jumanji, and totally forgot to post yesterday's socks. These are them, in all their multi-colored, diamond shaped glory. Now, I could have worn red socks yesterday, because it was Opening Day for the Reds, but as far as I'm concerned, Reds' Opening Day is always … Continue reading Belated Blog Posting
Today started off a little rough. Sweet. Work PC won't even attempt to boot. I am NOT impressed thus far, Wednesday. Even Monday had better manners.— Jason A. Rust (@jasonarust) February 26, 2014 Luckily, Wednesday seemed chastened by my hard talk and tough love. PC back in working order with a new video card. Good … Continue reading An Even Better Hint Of Spring
In case you weren’t aware, my Cincinnati Reds face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight in a one-game playoff of the NL Wildcard teams. The winner advances to the National League Divisional Series to face the St. Louis Cardinals. In honor of tonight’s game, then, I figured we could use a little poem. And what … Continue reading A poem for the Reds before tonight’s National League Wildcard Playoff.
It’s Monday. That’s the day that follows the weekend. So, yeah, the weekend is over. And that makes exactly no people happy. Well, except that one guy, but no one really likes him. Plus, have you seen the way he watches you when you’re eating Chinese food? It’s like, dude, get your own kung pao. … Continue reading Five Things About Current Events
As an amateur bloggerist, er, whatever, it is incumbent upon me to attempt to provide an insightful, possibly witty post about something like carpenter ants, last night Game of Thrones premiere, or, I don’t know, how the Puddinette has sworn to curse to the afterlife and beyond if I don’t stop snoring like a hippopotamus … Continue reading Baseball, basketball, and blog posts, Oh My!