I have about 12 posts up so far, and I haven't yet mentioned one of my burning passions: Villanova basketball. I'll be quick about this, because I could go on all night and you're probably not too interested. But I am.
Villanova played DePaul last night ESPN 360. That's a channel that you can only get with a special cable package, which I don't have. Most of the men reading this think that they have a special package, but that one doesn't include ESPN 360 either.
I was walking by a bar in my neighborhood yesterday and saw a Villanova banner hanging outside. I asked the barkeep if the game would be on. "Yes, not only will it be on, but we'll have the sound turned up."
Non-sports fans: you might not understand this, but having the sound turned up on your game in a bar is a big deal.
I like to have at least one picture with each of my blog entries. Here's one for you. This is the Villanova basketball rug that I have on the floor of my computer room:
And here's an exciting shot of the top of the bookcase in my bedroom (by the way, I know I need to get a high-quality camera rather use my Blackberry's camera...I'll get on that):
I met my friend Dan (also a Villanova grad) at the bar at about halftime. Our team was comfortably up on DePaul, but I was not comfortable in the bar. Dan and I were the oldest people in there by about 25 years. We were as out of place as Paris Hilton in the Yale library.
I am getting old (so is Dan, but I won't drag him down with me...)
I can't go out to bars like I used to, and I certainly can't mingle with the young crowds like I used to. I'm now the Old Guy who repulsed me in bars when I was a Young Guy. Maybe I should get a sweatshirt that says "I'm only here for the ESPN 360 package, don't hate me."
Thankfully, Villanova won by a wide margin.
I'll watch the games at home for now on. I'm usually the youngest one there...