Its been a few weeks since i’ve been able to put some time aside to write a blog, but i want to thank all of you that read my last entry and took the time to respond. I also want to thank you for the words of encouragement and to those of you that sent along some of your various slump busting techniques.
I attended Justin Morneau’s charity event and received the typical condolences, including “keep plugging away” and “keep your chin up”. I’m sure if there had been an open bar a few people would have grabbed some of the bats up for auction and given demonstrations.
It’s been quite a grind so far this year but i’m still plugging away and feel like i’m ready to break out the next time I get an opportunity. It’s frustrating at times but the club is in first place and that’s what its all about. There’s an oft repeated quote from Samuel Goldwyn, “The harder I work, the luckier I get”, and no ones been working harder, so there better be some bloopers and infield hits on the horizon, as well as some line drives.
We have an off day here in Milwaukee and no, I did not spend the day at the beach with Patrick Reusse. I really hope my thank you note wasn’t lost in the mail like my Christmas card was though.
It’s been an interesting few weeks of current events since the last time i’ve blogged. We’ve had oil spills, immigration controversy and Joran Van ders-Killer back in the news. I see the CEO Tony Hayward was able to make his Yacht race back in England. I feel like this is an SNL weekend update episode of ‘Really’. Really Tony, you don’t see how the people of the gulf, who have already been called small people, would be mad at the white collar silver spoon symbolism of a yacht race as they try to pick up the pieces for the second time in 5 years. At the same time President Obama played golf yesterday for the 7th time since the Oil spill began. I guess everyone needs their down time, but even Phil Mickelson hasn’t played that many rounds of golf lately.
And did I hear Hillary Clinton say that Illegal immigration is something the federal government should lead on, not the states. So instead of laying out a comprehensive program that would help, the government is going to sue Arizona. Really? I didn’t know we could sue ourselves.
And Joran, all I can hope for you is a long, torturous sentence in a Peruvian jail, where after awhile you’ll be begging for the electric chair on your way down to hell. Ahh, Karma.
I am putting a few things together to help with my own operation shoebox that I’ve started. Its taken a little longer to get off the ground than I expected, but the wheels are still in motion. I would like to thank Sidney for the great t shirt ideas.
Was able to catch a couple movies on the last two off days. ‘Get him to the Greek’ was pretty funny, similar humor to its prequel Forgetting Sarah Marshall. I’d give it a B. ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ was also funny, I’d give that a B plus. Craig Robinson, from the Office is great in it.