March 23, 2017

Sorry I'm Late

First off allow me to apologize to Robert from $30 a Week Habit because he was gracious enough to send me some cards for a contest under the notion that I would write a 100 word post about the cards I received. 

I had put collecting and blogging on the backburner as my wandering mind drifted off to other pursuits only to be snapped back when I received 5 cards from Robert in my mailbox.  I fully intended to participate in the contest with a 100 word post but a mix of procrastination, work, and traveling did me in as far as collecting cards was concerned let alone blogging. 

This morning I looked at the perpetual stack of cards I seem to always have on my cluttered desk and on top were those 5 cards.  I noticed that the drawing for the contest was posted on Monday and I had missed out on writing my entry.  I am very glad that I didn't win the drawing because I was too slack to write 100 words. 

Either way, better late than never, so here is my super late entry to the $30 a Week Habit's 100 word contest:

O-Pee-Chee Bobby Cox

Bobby, how I miss you
A great skipper, a legend
Once a Jay so blue
Retired the king of ejections

O-Pee-Chee Bobby Cox

O-Pee-Chee Bobby Cox
Shouts encouragement from the bench
Umps feared him out the box
Just please pardon his "French"

1992 Topps Greg Maddux

Greg Maddux once a Cub
Never experienced a title there
Then joined a southern club
And earned the magical hardware

1992 Fleer Greg Maddux

Maddux threw 10 different fastballs
They dipped, spun, turned, up, down
A true wizard of hardball
Now his home is Cooperstown

1993 Maddux McDowell

Greg and Jack, '93 All-Stars
Greg was better than Jack
he was a super star
Jack's Pinto to Greg's Cadillac

Thanks for the cards Robert!

Sorry to subject everyone to my poetry skills:)

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