My city has a minor league
baseball team… Wait, hold that whole thought. Y’all know I fucking hate baseball, right?
Nevermind, I have spent enough time on my relationship with America’s former
pastime. Anyway, my city has a AA
(or maybe AAA, IDK) baseball team.As
much as I dislike baseball as a sport – as in the television entertainment
value is lacking HARD – my daughter enjoys going to the games, even though she
needs me to explain the goings-on in the games.She enjoys the atmosphere, the fact that there is a playground and that
my employer comps me tickets to games and I invariably pick the Fireworks
Fridays games.Toss a couple of beers
into the mix and I can make my way through nine innings. One time last summer, though,
this shit got SUPER lit.
Another thing my city has a lot of is young “gang” members (Phlip
note: quotations for ridicule, not for emphasis)
To be totally honest, even a tiny baseball park that doesn’t exactly seat a ton
of people does a lot of community outreach and c…
First thing’s first. No one is
paying me to post this. [Note: if you want to, though, the PayPal
link is on the left] Now that we got THAT out of the way, let’s get down to it. September 2014, my iPod Nano finally succumbed to too many
drops and started to bust open at the top.
I had gotten it second hand and I was not about to lay out the cash for
any Apple product at the time.
I went with the Sony NWZ-E380 Walkman and it served me masterfully for
years. Gym duty, outdoor workouts,
sitting on the couch reading/writing, yard work and most importantly, DAILY
droning out of office chatter. “Well why don’t you use your phone for all that, Phlip?” Thanks for asking, I USED to use my phones for all of that, but I
found myself in possession of charger-dependent phones due to the constant need
of charge due to 8-hours-a-day constant usage.
Anyway. Syncing the Sony last week
brought me to the realization that it has met its demise.
I sent it on to glory (did you sing that line?
I did!) and ju…