October 12, 2004

baseball, weiner dogs, yoga and utah


Back home and it sure feels good. I forgot to post this pic of beautiful southern Utah. If you find yourself in Las Vegas I recommend renting a car and driving your ass a couple hours north to St. George, Utah. Go to Snow Canyon and then cruise up to Zion. It will blow a hole in your mind and all your worries will be carried off in a puff of cloudy caramel salt water sharkskin boots floating off and fluttering away like a losing lottery ticket in a windstorm.

You see; my friends own a venue there called the Electric Theatre. The weather is beautiful and they own a couple of weiner dogs who like to watch freaks pretend to do yoga while secretly drinking beer. The dogs will bark and the hawks will circle overhead and you will yell like Tarzan. Next thing you know you will feel welcome and relaxed and your clothes will smell like Tide and you will want to litter some fast food cartons out of the window of your vehicle.

The baseball playoffs are set. This is great. I have friends in New York and Boston that now hate each other once again. Hate is in the air. I can feel it everywhere! Sounds like a new song.

How come I don't see the Padres in the championship series? What happened? Was there a mistake? Why weren't we invited to the dance? Houston and St. Louis? C'mon man.

Ken Caminiti rest in peace. You were one of my all time favorite Pads. You will be missed. I remember shaking your hand in Wisconsin with my pal Joe Daly. You made our day and I will never forget you. You were a true gamer. God rest your soul my friend.

See you around,

Red Dirt Steve

Posted by steve at October 12, 2004 4:14 PM


Go Sox!!

Posted by: carence at October 12, 2004 4:26 PM

Hey Stevie---any chance of coming to the Santa Barbara area anytime soon? I'll have a cake for ya, maybe with some baseball decorations on it. Or a picture of Nate Colbert.

Posted by: Rev. Spankalot at October 12, 2004 7:43 PM

thanks to Steve for appearing on my radio show "Cool As Folk" on 10/8. To hear the 10 minute interview click on the link and follow the Mp3 stream-it's an hour and 30 minutes in+ I played 3 Poltz tunes.
here's the link:

Posted by: Cornelius at October 12, 2004 10:48 PM

Steve , How is it going Bro ? Rest in peace ! Ken Caminiti ...Amen ! Steve when are you comming back to Philly ?
My daughter Shannon wants to know how her TaeKwon -do picture looks in your studio at home ? Peace and Health Steve..


Posted by: Jim at October 14, 2004 11:44 AM

Um...JC says,


I will not impersonate Joe Daly. I promise.

Posted by: JohnnysCousin at October 14, 2004 1:23 PM

Ken, rest in peace.

Great pic Steve. =)

Posted by: Anny at October 15, 2004 3:32 PM

Meeting Caminiti with you was one of my highlights as a sports fan. Sitting under the bleachers of County Stadium, it was just us, two coaches, and two players taking BP. What a moment for a baseball fan.

I think Ken would want you and I to get together and toast him. Let's make that our first order of business the next time I see you.


Posted by: Westy at October 15, 2004 3:58 PM

Yeah.... I agree with JC... should visit CHICAGO!!

Posted by: Ryan at October 15, 2004 4:30 PM

hi steve. did you ever think that your friends in texas may be happy that the stros are in the playoffs?

just wonderin'

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