Thursday, April 12, 2007

Glove

In eight days the new furniture is coming. Then two weeks later it's the NFL draft. Approximately eleven weeks after that my son should be here. Three months after my son's birthday I intend on knocking up my wife again ( Irish twins). I have not exactly convinced Allyson that this is a good idea. Yet. Give me time... There was exactly 22203354 seconds until Christmas about a minute ago, give or take a couple of seconds. All of this and I still need to go fishing for the first time this year. Now do you people understand how busy I am?

That's pretty heavy shit if you ask me, and I didn't even smoke any pot when I was thinking about all of this stuff. And to top it all off, next time I'll be 40. Time is definitely moving at a steady pace and for some reason I've been dwelling on my own mortality again. According to one of the 25 pregnancy websites we check in on daily, It's typical for a guy to think about where his life has been and where it's going right before he's about to become a father.

Besides getting this place ready, pondering my existence, and watching TV; I've also had this insatiable desire to buy a baseball mitt for days. It's been years since I actually played baseball, and as far as sports go I like football 10 times better. Yet, every time I go to Target I find myself sneaking off to try on a glove. Maybe it's because I'm brainwashed by the movie Field of Dreams or maybe it's because I used to play catch with my father when I was a boy. The fact that my father never wore a glove, once, when we played catch really doesn't matter. It's a bit peculiar but it doesn't diminish the fact that he indeed played catch with me. Come to think of it I don't think we ever tossed a football around. He might have thrown a football at my head once or twice, but that was a lot later in life, and more than likely I deserved it. I too will play catch with my son someday. The only difference is that I will be wearing a baseball glove.

I forgot to mention that Heroes returns in 11 days on my time line. It's really not that important to me, but I guess I've also been brainwashed by that announcer with the really annoying voice on NBC who sounds like he's jerking off every time he plugs one of their shows.

25 comments:

Big Pissy said...

First!

Irish twins?!?!?

Poor Allyson! *LOL*

Lady K said...

Sounds like you're doing some sort of "nesting" yourself! Good for you, buddy!

I cannot WAIT until Heroes returns. It's written on every calendar I own!

Pixie said...

Wear your glove with pride :)

Metal Mark said...

Can't wait for the NFL draft. I am hoping the Broncos have a good draft and everyone else in the division takes some busts and nutcases. My kids are 22 months apart and it's hard enough at times with them being that close.

etain_lavena said...

Ghee me Capitan alot of stuff...Poor Allyson...are you mad?....you carry the next one Capitan...hihihi...
have a great DAY too:)

Bardouble29 said...

hummmm, I can see why alison may not be jumping up and down for your idea.

Go get that glove and get it all broke in that way its comfortable when your boy wants to play.

Jay said...

Go ahead and buy the glove. You'll be ready when Corky Jr. wants to go play catch. And you can take it with you when you take Jr to the ballpark.

captain corky said...

Pissy: Poor Allyson is about to kick my ass I think. ;)

Lady K: I think they call it sympathy symptoms.

Pixie: I might go and pick it out this weekend.

Mark: I don't think this year will be as exciting as last year's draft, but I'm looking forward to it also.

Etain: Allyson isn't mad because she knows I'm only kidding. I think.

Bardouble: It's been years since I broke a glove in. Don't I need oil,rubber bands and some other stuff?

Jay: I've been to more than a few football games, but never been to a major league game. I should go someday.

Heidi the Hick said...

You crack me up, Capt. A little slice of brilliance every day...

The Lone Beader said...

Hehe... Irish twins. That made me laugh!

And, yes, buy the baseball mitt. It could remind you how to be the best father you can be=:)

Yas said...

woohoo midlife crisis here we come!!! lol

naw just kidding. fatherhood changes a man. its one of those weird mystic things.

unlike mystic pizza.

but you know what i mean.

Tod said...

I think it's really cool that you are thinking about this stuff Corky. You will be a great dad.

HoosierGirl5 said...

Tell Allyson my oldest 2 are 19 months apart and they are still, to this day, very good friends....most of the time. They were very close when they were little, then a little drifting, and now that they're in high school, they have some of the same friends. This year they will both be in the spring musical and go to practice together.

I'm with Jay. Buy the glove. And one of those little toddler batting tee's. You'll love it!
J.

Cazzie!!! said...

Did you come and steal our bed? that looks remarkably like the mattress ww have, ohh, it is sooo comfy too!!! You won't regret it.

Busy, you should be busy writing a journal to your unborn child for when he is old enough to read it he can see what things you were thinking before he was born..like..the color hair he might have, the siund of his laugh, the things you can do together.
Wait..you could do it here :)
How exciting.
Ours are all 2 years apart, with the girls 16 minths aapart. 4 kids under age 10, they all get along famously, for the most part. If I could have another I would, but the baby factory is gone :(
I look forward to the birth here :)

I am thinking of getting a softball mitt for the kids to muck about with, I used to play softball in school..volleyball too.

Snowflake said...

3 months!! let the hole heal a little.

karma lennon said...

Wow, you're insanely busy! And um, Irish twins? Yeah, I wouldn't be thrilled with that idea either. ;)

furiousBall said...

Catches with Dad are a good thing for sure. My son is playing t-ball now and he's been asking me pretty much every day when I get home.

abbagirl74 said...

I. Can't. Wait. For. Some. Football!!!

Aunt Jackie said...

Corky, you're going to have so much fun being a Dad I think that it will wisp all of these worries away. Don't worry and just take everything one day at a time and enjoy all life has to offer!! :)

RockDog said...

Dude! I TOTALLY had the urge to go buy a baseball glove when my son was born!!!

Mississippi Songbird said...

WOW.. You are busy..lol
Cool Blog.....

Emory Rundle said...

Irish Twins, I haven't heard that one before. Congratulations on being a father. I'm hoping that one day soon, I'll be a father too, but things are really busy. Never been a fan of fishing, but I love Football.

Crabby said...

Aw. I think you should get the glove.

Is Heros good? I keep hearing about it but haven't watched yet.

Ms. Tuesday said...

maybe "Irish twins" is a phrase we only use in Jersey?? People seem to not be familiar with it...

Those crazy Irish they just dont know how to keep thier pants on... thats why all the women end up barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen all their lives with 15 kids!

(I can only comment cuz Im Irish too!) =)

Personally, Id be all for it... get the child bearing out of the way all at once and only have to get your body back once when you're all finished.

eric said...

i don't mean to sound all freudian and shit, but ...

it's going to be fun for me to read about the birth of your son, because you seem to be expressive about how scared you are about it.

it's so amazing to watch the transformation of someone without children into who they become when they have one.

you literally are reborn into a completely new person yourself. you'll understand that when the time comes in ways you never knew you could.