At 3 AM I found myself lying in bed staring at the ceiling. At least I think it was the ceiling; it was dark so I can’t be sure. It was obvious that I wasn’t going to be able to get back to sleep I was way too excited. I’ve been looking forward to this day for quite a while and there was just no way I was going to go back to sleep and potentially sleep through the 3 alarm clocks that I had set around the room. No, I was better off getting out of bed and just starting my day a little earlier. I went downstairs and while I was waiting for my hot chocolate to actually get hot I decided to check my email and the web. Maybe there was an update to the Diamondbacks Fan Fest schedule that I needed to account for. Besides, I still needed to print out my map so I knew where to go and what time to be there. That sounds so funny; I need a map to Chase Field so I know where to go. That’s like saying I need to print out the instructions that tell me how to breathe. I am not positive but I think that after 10 years of trips to the ballpark my body is conditioned to the point that I could probably do it in my sleep. I’ll never actually be able to test that theory but I do have a degree of confidence that it could occur.


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