UPDATED 21 FEBRUARY 2009 in the cold morning light: grammar in the introduction and #s 1, 5, 10, 12, 15, 18, and 20; new links in #1; and new information in #18.
UPDATED 21 FEBRUARY 2009 later in the day because I just remembered I've been to Texas (#9, #11).
It’s the third Friday in February, which means pitchers and catchers have been in camp for a week. I want to write a Friday night blog post.. do I dive into my folder of technical posts awaiting my attention, which is deeper than it’s ever been? Or do I follow my heart, and dive into a meme I discovered this morning on Rob Neyer’s ESPN blog (subscription required; scroll to February 18th entry)?
This meme is a take-off on the Facebook phenomenon which has lately garnered wide attention in the national media. The idea of the Facebook exercise is to share twenty-five random things about yourself. The baseball bloggers linked above are offering lists specific to that interest.
I think the title of this post shows you where I fell.. after all, it’s been almost a year since I’ve mentioned baseball here. I’ll get to the technical stuff soon, I promise, but this is just going to be too much fun to put off (my dear spouse notes that I reserve my best procrastination for the things I don’t want to do; this is, I suppose, the antithesis of that. Isn’t human nature grand?)..
Obviously, if you’re here looking for a technical post, feel free to move on to the next one, which will be here within the hour.. I promise.
Now that that’s out of the way..
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