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2013 2013 2013 <div style="text-align: justify;"><img src="http://bellevueboardwalk.com/image_store/uploads/5/8/0/8/3/ar129074044338085.jpg" /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><b><span style="font-size: x-small;">By Geoff Stoddart, AngelsWin.com Director of Social Media -&nbsp;</span></b></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">My kid’s new school schedule has me all jacked up. &nbsp;He just started middle school last week and the bus is picking him up at 6:43 am. &nbsp;(6:43 am!!!! &nbsp;WTH?!?! &nbsp;What kind of school board does something like that to parents … errrrr … I mean kids?!?!) &nbsp;So getting up with him at 5:45 am has my internal clock all out of whack.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">This morning I woke up at 4:40am and was trying to figure out what day it was. &nbsp;My internal dialog went something like this …</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“4:40 am, Cool, I still have an hour left to sleep. &nbsp;Wait … do I? &nbsp;What day is it? &nbsp;Oh, it’s Sunday. &nbsp;Sweet! &nbsp;I can go back to sleep for hours.” &nbsp;(Rolls over and tries to get comfortable.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Man it’s hot in this room! &nbsp;I should open a window.” &nbsp;(Gets up and opens window, then gets back in bed.)&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“There, that’s better. &nbsp;Well … not really better, it’s still hot in here. &nbsp;But it ought to start cooling down now. &nbsp;You know what? &nbsp;I have to pee!” &nbsp;(Goes to the restroom, and then gets back in bed.)&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“There! &nbsp;Window open. &nbsp;Bladder emptied. &nbsp;Now I can go back to sleep.” &nbsp;(Checks clock again. &nbsp;It’s 5:02 am.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Hey … it’s September. &nbsp;Man the summer went by quick.” &nbsp;(More tossing and turning.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Yup … September. &nbsp;Only a month left of Angels baseball.” &nbsp;(Lays there for a moment. &nbsp;Eyes open wide…)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Only a month left of Angels baseball?!?!? &nbsp;No!!!!!”</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Look, I’m not going to sugarcoat it, this has been a disappointing year for Angels baseball. &nbsp;It’s September 1st and not only is the team 16.5 games out of first place, but they’re still 10 games below .500. &nbsp;This is not what we were expecting when we gathered in Tempe, AZ last March for our AngelsWin.com Spring Training Fanfest.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">But do you know what’s worse than a disappointing Angels baseball season? &nbsp;No Angels baseball!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">It’s a loooooonnnnnnggggg winter folks. &nbsp;Starting in just 29 days, we will have 5 months of no Angels baseball action!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">I get that some of you may have already tuned out. &nbsp;But honestly, if you’re one of those people, you’re not reading this anyway. &nbsp;If you are reading this (and thank you for doing so!), then you’re still plugged in. &nbsp;Yes, you’re not happy with how the season has gone, but you’re still plugged in. &nbsp;You’re addicted. &nbsp;You’re a fan!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">So enjoy this last month! &nbsp;Cherish these last 28 games! &nbsp;When the December cold is chilling your bones, you'll be longing for the game’s sights and sounds.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The crack of the bat.</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The freshly cut grass.</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The pop of the catcher’s mitt.&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Many fans, myself included, have spent a good portion of the 2013 season complaining about the performances and results on the field. &nbsp;There has been endless dialog and discussions about what needs to be done to fix the team for the 2014 season. &nbsp;Who should be traded, who should be fired, etc. etc. etc.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">I get it. &nbsp;Believe me, I do. &nbsp;But I submit to you that we have all winter to perfect our hand wringing. &nbsp;We have all winter to second, third and fourth guess the moves (or lack of moves) that the team makes.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">When the final out is recorded in Texas on September 29th, Angels baseball goes dark. &nbsp;The field will be empty, the ballpark will be closed and the long wait for Spring will begin. &nbsp;Don’t hasten that! &nbsp;There are 28 games left!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games for another towering #Trumbomb.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games to enjoy watching Calhoun, Green and Jimenez bloom into big leaguers.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games to see what #Troutstanding thing Mike is going to do next.</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Folks, there are just 28 games left to watch Angels baseball in 2013. &nbsp;Don’t let them slip by! &nbsp;Drink it in! &nbsp;Treasure it!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">September 30th will be here before you know it and the team’s schedule will be empty. &nbsp;The autumn and winter will feel like they last forever. &nbsp;Don’t cavalierly let these last 28 games slip by. &nbsp;Cherish it!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Because you don't know what you've got …</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">… until it’s gone.</div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div style="text-align: justify;"><img src="http://bellevueboardwalk.com/image_store/uploads/5/8/0/8/3/ar129074044338085.jpg" /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><b><span style="font-size: x-small;">By Geoff Stoddart, AngelsWin.com Director of Social Media -&nbsp;</span></b></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">My kid’s new school schedule has me all jacked up. &nbsp;He just started middle school last week and the bus is picking him up at 6:43 am. &nbsp;(6:43 am!!!! &nbsp;WTH?!?! &nbsp;What kind of school board does something like that to parents … errrrr … I mean kids?!?!) &nbsp;So getting up with him at 5:45 am has my internal clock all out of whack.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">This morning I woke up at 4:40am and was trying to figure out what day it was. &nbsp;My internal dialog went something like this …</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“4:40 am, Cool, I still have an hour left to sleep. &nbsp;Wait … do I? &nbsp;What day is it? &nbsp;Oh, it’s Sunday. &nbsp;Sweet! &nbsp;I can go back to sleep for hours.” &nbsp;(Rolls over and tries to get comfortable.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Man it’s hot in this room! &nbsp;I should open a window.” &nbsp;(Gets up and opens window, then gets back in bed.)&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“There, that’s better. &nbsp;Well … not really better, it’s still hot in here. &nbsp;But it ought to start cooling down now. &nbsp;You know what? &nbsp;I have to pee!” &nbsp;(Goes to the restroom, and then gets back in bed.)&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“There! &nbsp;Window open. &nbsp;Bladder emptied. &nbsp;Now I can go back to sleep.” &nbsp;(Checks clock again. &nbsp;It’s 5:02 am.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Hey … it’s September. &nbsp;Man the summer went by quick.” &nbsp;(More tossing and turning.)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Yup … September. &nbsp;Only a month left of Angels baseball.” &nbsp;(Lays there for a moment. &nbsp;Eyes open wide…)</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>“Only a month left of Angels baseball?!?!? &nbsp;No!!!!!”</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Look, I’m not going to sugarcoat it, this has been a disappointing year for Angels baseball. &nbsp;It’s September 1st and not only is the team 16.5 games out of first place, but they’re still 10 games below .500. &nbsp;This is not what we were expecting when we gathered in Tempe, AZ last March for our AngelsWin.com Spring Training Fanfest.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">But do you know what’s worse than a disappointing Angels baseball season? &nbsp;No Angels baseball!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">It’s a loooooonnnnnnggggg winter folks. &nbsp;Starting in just 29 days, we will have 5 months of no Angels baseball action!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">I get that some of you may have already tuned out. &nbsp;But honestly, if you’re one of those people, you’re not reading this anyway. &nbsp;If you are reading this (and thank you for doing so!), then you’re still plugged in. &nbsp;Yes, you’re not happy with how the season has gone, but you’re still plugged in. &nbsp;You’re addicted. &nbsp;You’re a fan!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">So enjoy this last month! &nbsp;Cherish these last 28 games! &nbsp;When the December cold is chilling your bones, you'll be longing for the game’s sights and sounds.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The crack of the bat.</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The freshly cut grass.</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><i>The pop of the catcher’s mitt.&nbsp;</i></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Many fans, myself included, have spent a good portion of the 2013 season complaining about the performances and results on the field. &nbsp;There has been endless dialog and discussions about what needs to be done to fix the team for the 2014 season. &nbsp;Who should be traded, who should be fired, etc. etc. etc.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">I get it. &nbsp;Believe me, I do. &nbsp;But I submit to you that we have all winter to perfect our hand wringing. &nbsp;We have all winter to second, third and fourth guess the moves (or lack of moves) that the team makes.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">When the final out is recorded in Texas on September 29th, Angels baseball goes dark. &nbsp;The field will be empty, the ballpark will be closed and the long wait for Spring will begin. &nbsp;Don’t hasten that! &nbsp;There are 28 games left!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games for another towering #Trumbomb.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games to enjoy watching Calhoun, Green and Jimenez bloom into big leaguers.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">28 games to see what #Troutstanding thing Mike is going to do next.</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Folks, there are just 28 games left to watch Angels baseball in 2013. &nbsp;Don’t let them slip by! &nbsp;Drink it in! &nbsp;Treasure it!</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">September 30th will be here before you know it and the team’s schedule will be empty. &nbsp;The autumn and winter will feel like they last forever. &nbsp;Don’t cavalierly let these last 28 games slip by. &nbsp;Cherish it!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Because you don't know what you've got …</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">… until it’s gone.</div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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