Monthly Archives: October 2006

Getting Credit

Recently, as I was watching the basebll playoffs on TV, I was wondering whatever happened to Pedro Martinez’s good luck charm midget buddy.  I read in yesterday’s paper that he had died on Sunday.  Today’s paper says that Sandy West … Continue reading

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The World Series is a Series Again

Well, at least the World Series is a series again.  Of course, I don’t understand why Kenny Rogers didn’t pitch more games like last night’s WHEN HE WAS WITH THE A’S, THAT JERK!Reviewing my A’s stats last night, I noted … Continue reading

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Rusty Tigers

That was a forgettable start to the World Series.  I played a video game through most of it.  I also worked on some New York Times crossword puzzles I’d saved up from the library.  What happens when iron is exposed … Continue reading

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Stats in “NUMB3RS”

At the beginning of last night’s "NUMB3RS," it seemed that Charlie was teaching a class of Bonehead Statistics, because there was a very basic conditional probability formula written on the chalkboard behind him.  I can’t see the relationship between Larry … Continue reading

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The Departed

In the SF Chronicle this morning, the Little Man is sleeping through Kirsten Dunst in "Marie Antoinette," but he is jumping out of seat and applauding for Kate Winslet in "Little Children." I saw that the Mets had troubles reminiscent … Continue reading

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Won’t Hit Me Until Later

I deemed it time to defrost my freezer this morning, and so I put a pan of boiling water in there, and when it looked like the ice was getting thin, I punched it, and it broke and came tumbling … Continue reading

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Enduring

All this week, from all sides, I’ve had to endure razzing about the A’s loss to Detroit, from my own disloyal and traitorous mom, to people at the library, to the cashier at Safeway who always me wearing my A’s … Continue reading

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