ot: conversation of the day
or yesterday, rather.
bus driver: have you ever thought about teaching? like kindergarten, or first grade? no higher than first grade.
me: at one point i did, why?
bus driver: because you have this... how can i describe it.. really WHOLESOME look. you'd be great with little kids. have you ever heard that
me [wondering what wholesomeness has to do with teaching ability but opting to not go there]: that i'd be a good teacher? yeah, actually i have gotten that before.
bus driver [triumphantly]: SEE! everybody can't be wrong!
me: i guess!
bus driver: or ivory soap!
bus driver: commercials! they have a hard time finding people with a look like yours!
me: i could sell soap?
bus driver: or dishwashing detergent!
me: or aprons! or cookies!
bus driver: now you're just making a joke out of it, but i mean it!
me: i'm sorry!
bus driver: think about it.
in an otherwise innocuous article
about chien ming wang:
He understands that keeping his hard sinker down is the route to success in the major leagues, and he understands the critical nature of his role on a pitching staff stretched thin and searching for an ace to carry the team through the heat of the summer.
, he's just searching for some run support.
Yankee Johnny Damon and wife Michelle are expecting their first baby, we hear. (Damon has 7-year-old twins Madelyn and Jackson with ex-wife Angie.) [daily news' side dish]
is it awful of me to keep envisioning one of those If They Mated
proctor is the new sturtze
from the lohud yankee blog
: "Scott Proctor has appeared in 18 of the 37 games including nine of the last 16 and has thrown more pitches (402) than any reliever in baseball."
so i guess villone is the new felix rodriguez
it never stops being funny
me: what the hell was that noise?
lorena: A FART
that's the only thing i've plenty of, baby
i know i've been a bad blogger lately, and continuing along in that lazy vein, i thought i'd share some already old pictures from phil hughes' trenton debut. other people have commented
on the outing
far better than i, so don't expect any analysis
from me; just some shaky camera work
Labels: baby bombers, pocket rocket
overheard at yankee stadium
Drunk guy: Jesus Christ! My Grandma catches better than you! And she can't even speak English! Or is alive!
read the rest
my response would be a resounding yes
kay: i saw alex at the gym early today and he was in good spirits, and obviously he's not letting [his slump] weigh on his mind away from the field, and i just tell you that story to tell you that i was at the gym.
leiter: doing what? [muffled snarky laughter] watching a-rod work out?
Labels: quote of, things that are funny, yes men
"Don't you want them to start winning night games?" - the incomparable Yankee Chicken