After an off-day that seemed to last an eternity, the Diamondbacks are once again playing ball. They are out of town so I am forced to watch the games on television. Before the game started, I got onto the Internet to check line-ups pitching match-ups, and weather forecasts for Philadelphia. I found that the weather was to be cold and windy at the game tonight. In order to get into the spirit of things, I decided to simulate game conditions. I closed all of the windows in the house and cranked the air conditioning down to 55 degrees. I out on my long pants, a turtle neck, a sweatshirt, and a jacket. I placed a circulating fan on top of the television and sat in my replica Bank One Ballpark seat to watch the game. By the second inning I was getting a little cold so I made some hot chocolate and continued to watch the game. Things were going well with the Diamondbacks winning when Trina arrive home from her meeting. As she walked into the house she began screaming, “Who has been messing with the air conditioning!” The kids who were also outside plead ignorance claiming they had been outside ever since she had left since it was to cold to go into the house. I sat there blowing on my hands to warm them up and did what every other man would do in this situation, I blamed the dog. I don’t think she bought it.


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