Thursday, May 24, 2007

Events Surrounding the Event

Attending every Dodger game gets one use to the normal events of putting on the game, and you start to observe the things that one is not use to seeing every game. Whether it's Tara Lipinski throwing out the first pitch, or the county fire department's fleet of water dropping helicopters doing a flyover. Something is always different. Walking behind the press box on the club level at different innings in the game just to see which announcer is on break and wandering the halls. Predicting the path of foul balls, and prop-betting the number of bounces before each one is held up as a prize. Which keg is going to seize up behind the bar and limit my choice of ale. Sometimes a game or race of a different sport is on one of the displays. Last night after the game, a dozen or so customer's convinced the restaurant manager to have the final few minutes of american idol on the far left TV behind the bar. I had to move to the middle of the bar to watch ESPN news, but kept an eye on them and that display as the emotions twisted taunter. When the final moment came, it was amazing how many people gasped, ooh'd and aah'd the decision. I thought I saw tears on some patrons as the final song was being sung. I'm just glad we could not hear it. And after losing three straight to the Angels, it was nice to win two out of three from the Brewers. Cubbies are next all weekend long...

7 comments:

Nadine Hightower said...

I quit watchin' AI when they voted out Melinda. She was THE best singer!!

Why do I have to do this twice?? Everytime!! I know what I saw....I type it and then I have to type it again!!!????

Nadine Hightower said...

How hard can it be??

Nadine Hightower said...

it is a test of my dyslexia???

Nadine Hightower said...

my typing skills is one thing...

Nadine Hightower said...

Okay now I'm just being obnoxious!

Sherrie said...

Just peeking in on you, how's the eyeballs?

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