Boys of Summer – Adieu For Now

“Well,” Bernie says, “fourteen weeks till pitchers and catchers.” That means baseball is over for another year. Bernie’s always a bit sad for a day or so after that happens. We don’t actually go to any games or watch on TV, but we listen on the radio a lot. The sound of baseball while we’re driving is nice – love Vin Scully’s voice – although I couldn’t tell you what’s going on. That’s all right. Bernie says lots of Americans don’t really understand what’s going on, and hardly anyone understands completely, even the professional players, managers and umpires. “Let’s start with the balk rule,” he says. “Who can explain all the ways to balk?” Beats me.

Bernie’s reading a book about umpires called “As They See ‘Em,” and says it’s real good. Bernie pitched for Army till his arm blew out, but his arm still looks pretty strong to me.

Still waiting for DNA results.


Tags: , ,

This entry was posted on Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 8:47 am and is filed under Chet The Dog. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

5 Responses to “Boys of Summer – Adieu For Now”

  1. Melanie
    5:33 am on November 6th, 2009

    Struggling young actor son in NYC had to travel upstream to work. The stream was the fans getting to the parade!

    Asked SYAS if he wore his Red Sox hat, but he said, no, NOT today!

  2. Diane
    7:43 am on November 6th, 2009

    DNA results always take a long time…. except…. on soap operas.

  3. Rebecca Rice
    8:45 am on November 6th, 2009

    Or if you're trying to find out what kind of dog you have. I'm told that that doesn't take very long. I'm not spending that money right now, but that's what I hear…

  4. Ivy
    6:29 am on November 7th, 2009

    I don't think I would spend money for doggie DNA either. Someone told me it was about $45. Not sure. My $45 was better spent on Abby's ID chip and for batteries for her collar. Abby will remain my DODO – mysterious Dog of Dubious Origin. She sure looks like a Schnauzer to me.


  5. Ivy
    3:32 pm on November 7th, 2009

    Awwww… Melanie.. too cute about your SYAS and his Red Sox ball cap. My hubby always wants to go to a church in Great Barrington, MA, to stand in front of the outdoor message board. I've seen messages, such as: "Red Sox Nation."

    Heck….Chet has a Nation, right? Go for it!!!

    Myself, I'm 100% Yankee. I suppose Chet is a Red Sox fan, eh?


The Books

powered by wordpress | site by michael baker digital