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Happy Truck Day 2007!

With sincere apology to John Keats, The Soxaholix present "Ode to a Truck" …

Our hearts ache, and a drowsy numbness pains
Our sense, as though of Asahi we had drunk,
Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains
One minute past, and Charles-wards had sunk:
'Tis with awareness of thy precious load,
And being too happy in thine presentness,
That thou, eighteen-wheeled hauler of dreams,
Along the deep southbound road,
Asphalt paved and driver slumberless,
Singest of summer with diesel-rumbled ease.
truck illustration


Comments

Hmmm, H.B. quoting Keats, or my Dayglo Abortions lyrics from Friday...

Hoo-RAH!

Thanks h.b. (no t-shirts this year?)

Let the games begin.

Since I lack h.b.'s erudition, here is my own modest effort.


There once was a gent from Japan,
Who made baseballs fly out of his hand,
He pimped Asahai Beer
And made perfectly clear
That Theo is really the man.


lc

TRUCK DAY~!

The most glorious day of the winter. Hallelujiah.

The harbinger of Spring, on the day when DC and points North is staring down the barrel of a serious ice storm. Good odds that truck ends up parked somewhere for most of Tuesday as I-95 is not going to be a pleasant place.

Yesterday I heard birds sing. Today the truck rolls. The darkest days are over.

I get giddy when I think of the first time Dice-K takes the mound.

Just made plans to head to Phoenix for the D-backs series. Very easy and inexpensive trip from Denver. Can't wait.

Better than groundhog day. A true sign of things to come.

Nothing could go wrong today in my world.

Congrats, h.b. -- this time you get props from Eric Wilbur. Yeah, not quite the W.S.J., but he does have a link to cafepress, which is more than what you got from Stefan Fatsis.

If you missed it, the Sunday NYT had an article on Matsuzaka. It was about a 17 inning, 250 pitch game he threw as a 17 year old. George Vecsey also had a nice piece on Mo Vaughn and his activities as a real estate developer.

The Eric Wilbur piece.

Thanks, Kaz... I don't do embedded links!!

Good thing Wilbur gave a shout-out, he ripped off HB twice last week - first with A-Rod/Peyton then with A-Rod's book. Same topics, same day.

happy truck day campers!!!

Hi,

Have any of you ever attended "Truck Day"? If so, could you get in touch with me? I'm writing a story on the event for a national magazine and would love to have some fan feedback. Thanks.

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