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Incoming!

17 Sep

I found out not too long ago that of all the people in my company, I received the second highest number of e-mails during the time from August 15 to August 30. There were a total of 1,302 incoming messages. Of those, 636 made it to my inbox, 363 were spam and were blocked (they never even got to me), and another 303 were held by a junk filter for me to scan manually. That’s a lot of e-mail. No wonder there are days when I feel like all I’m doing is replying to messages.

Has the Time Come?

17 Sep

As much as I don’t want to admit it — and I’m not conceding entirely — but I think, after tonight’s loss to Toronto, which left us just three-and-a-half games on top of the Yankees, it may be time to be concerned about the Red Sox. (Note that I didn’t say worry.) What happened to the good ole days, when Papi up in the bottom of the 9th with bases loaded and the Sox down by a run would mean an automatic clutch hit and a win for the Sox? What happened to the days just, like, a month ago when Tim Wakefield was an almost-guaranteed win? What happened to the Sox’ winning ways? How did we lose tonight? How did we lose last night? And I still hesitate to ask, but how did we lose Friday night? What’s happening to our team?? Thankfully, we have two weeks to shape up before the playoffs. Let’s hope we begin the road to recovery tomorrow.