Goatriders of the Apocalypse

I've been a bad, bad man

I owe you guys an apology -- unlike every other writer on this blog, I have not even been remotely pulling my weight lately.

Without making excuses, I'll fill you in on what I've been up to...

On top of working first in a high school for returning adults seeking their diplomas (read: the people who couldn't hack it in a regular high school the first time around) I've started working for a government housing organization while doing digital work for a couple of news sources as I've been working on some non-baseball-related writing material.  Phew.  Try to say that in one breath.

In the meantime, I managed to lose access to my photobucket account (hence the recent absence of all images on the blog) and, while I've been keeping up with the Cubs, it's probably fair to say that they have been the fifth or sixth priority in my life.

While I can't promise that that's going to change -- I mean, c'mon Cubs, give me something to work with here! -- I'm going to be back to providing the basic images that makes this blog unique while posting as often as my busy little fingers will allow me to.

I know this season has been a bitter mixture of painful, frustrating, and boring, but we are on the brink of something big -- the exit of Lou and some of Hendry's worst mistakes.  And maybe Hendry himself.  Assuming Ricketts isn't a bleacher mark.  There's so much drama! 

In the coming months, as the Cubs continue their slide into mediocrity, we'll be looking at some of the more philosophical issues -- ie, stats vs. guts, who to trade and what to expect in return, and so-on.  I'll do my best to make my favorite arguments once more, whenever time permits it.  In the meantime, I can only thank the other guys on this site -- everybody has been pulling their weight admirably.  I'm happy that I'm no longer the guy who posts the most; I'm hardly cut out for it anyway.

So, if it's not "Go Cubs," then I guess I can say "Go Us."  Or something.  Because crap, they suck.

"On top of working first in a

"On top of working first in a high school for returning adults seeking their diplomas (read: the people who couldn't hack it in a regular high school the first time around)"

Do Ricky and Cyrus go to school there?

As for the Cubs, I am still high from the Blackhawks success. Unfortunately, I am coming to down to earth because I have still been watching every game. Now I am without the Blackhawks to numb the pain.....

and update the Zambran-O-Meter

...if it's a luck-changer; Cubs luck can only improve! Your friend, Token

I update the Zambran-0-Meter

I update the Zambran-0-Meter immediately upon pushing "save" to this comment!

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