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There's Something About Saturdays in Baseball Season.... - Blather. Rants. Repeat.
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There's Something About Saturdays in Baseball Season....
Maybe it's just presidential election years that make things weird.  But it's a pattern of panic now.  Facebook Messenger fires up, and there's someone in trouble.

On a Saturday morning, a bit earlier than this in 2012, it was Coop. On her way to see the Mets in Toronto, she'd flown into our airport instead (because, way cheaper) and expected to get on a Megabus at the Buffalo airport for the final leg of her journey. No bus.  First, I tried to help her find one.  No luck. So I shrugged, pointed at the Peace Bridge and said, "Let's roll."  I got her to the Dome on time, and then had the schadenfreudish pleasure of seeing the bus she would've been on finally rolling toward the stadium long after I'd left and the game had already started.

Then, yesterday.  No game directly involved, although my friend Scott from Rochester, and his newer and more reliable car, were on a road trip to see the Reds in Cincinnati this weekend.  Mid-afternoon, I get a message from his wife; she and their two pre-teen kids were stranded at a Goodyear shop on the north edge of downtown Buffalo, with a blown radiator that wasn't going to get unblown until Monday at the earliest.

I met them. We made a plan; Scott's sister would head west from Rochester, I'd haul them east, and we'd do the handoff in the middle.  Not quite two hours later, I was home, and not long after that, so were they.

We'll see what befalls us in the summer of 2020. Assuming we still have cars and baseball by then, anyway.
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greenquotebook From: greenquotebook Date: July 1st, 2016 08:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're awesome. :)
captainsblog From: captainsblog Date: July 1st, 2016 10:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
And you, a devout atheist, help out with church food drives. Same cloth.
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