I have a serious case of blogging burnout. Not giving up, but posting may be light for a while.
As a wine appreciator and a long-suffering Mariners fan, this USS Mariner post made me laugh, especially since I vividly remember the heady 1980s days of Joe Charboneau hype. Remember when Topps made special edition cards that were disseminated with Squirt, a Mountain Dew competitor? (Probably you do not! But it did happen) Despite my mom surely not purchasing a Squirt six-pack, I somehow acquired the Topps/Squirt version of Joe Charboneau. Why do I remember? Hype! I guess. He may as well have been Joe Schlabotnik.
While I’m here, ‘splaining things, this article made me feel better about my iced coffee habit. I’ve always suspected I was totally getting fleeced by Starbucks (although more often I make my own at home, using imported Peet’s), but evidently the profit margin on iced coffee is tougher than I realized.
Also, when I typed “‘splaining things” above, autocorrect wanted me to change it to “spraining things” which is probably not untrue, but still irritating. I hate autocorrect. Get off my lawn, autocorrect!