Archive for: April, 2012

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Apr 24th, 2012

JOSE REYES RETURNS [4-24-12].

My first game of the year was, not coincidentally, Reyes’ first appearance in New York City. Some people behaved well; some people behaved stupidly. Most importantly, Johan Santana pitched an absolute gem, and despite that, the Mets managed to win the game. Since we don’t have a plan and we’re not going to a lot of games this year, we splurged on good seats for tonight. It was nice to be on the field level for this game, although I have to say that in future we need to avoid sitting behind the dugout. I cannot deal with the incessant clamoring for balls.… [more]

Apr 5th, 2012

HAPPY OPENING DAY 2012.

Happy Opening Day! This is the first Opening Day in 5 years that I haven’t attended in person. I just can’t spare the vacation day. I thought it would be harder than it was, but it was okay, and I am glad to see that I am genuinely looking forward to Mets baseball. We took advantage of the “please please please buy a ticket from us for Opening Day” special which gave us free tickets for Sunday. So I will see the Mets and the changes to the ballpark before my first officially ticketed game on June 1. Things are quiet here because behind the scenes I am getting things ready to move to a new platform, and don’t want to also have to migrate a ton of new content as well.… [more]