August 21, 2006

Crunch Time

I guess it's crunch time for The Padres. They are destined to break my heart again this time of year. The weather starts changing and football season is getting underway and the we are nearing the end of the beisbol season. The Pads start a 3 game game home stand against the Dodgers tonight. I think the whole season is at stake here. My Dad will be laughing at me if his Dodgers win this series and this is where teams teams need to sack it up. Why am I even a fan? Oh yeah: because it's really fun to yell at the TV.

I saw Little Miss Sunshine the other day and laughed and laughed and laughed. Have you seen it? Great cast and good road trip movie. I also saw Talladega Nights and thought the French NASCAR driver was the best part of the movie. I love how he says the name Ricky Bobby with his french accent. The guy who is the star of Da Ali G Sow is the frenchy gay driver. How can you not love the idea of a gay French NASCAR driver?

It is cloudy today and there is cool breeze coming through my window and it smells like sumer is waning. It's been a great one for me. Westy and I have become surfing stars. We hang out at winners' corner and paddle out on our boards in search of the perfect wave. Every once in a while we hit pay dirt. Speaking of pay dirt; I won 680 smackeroos at the horse track in Del Mar the other day. Woo Hoo!

I'll be touring a heap this winter so I better break out my snow maps.
More Later Gator,

Posted by steve at August 21, 2006 11:44 AM


I can't watch another baseball game after this weekend of the Yanks and the Sox. Horrible. A co-worker of mine is walking around with his laptop watching the game now, and I don't even want to know about it. I've had enough.

I really want to see Little Miss Sunshine. I'm going to actively pursue that goal this week.

I like your beard.

Posted by: Carence at August 21, 2006 12:29 PM

stars is a stretch, more like a pair of good lookin' kooks in ill fitting suits.

kudos to the best wave EVER! caught a killer ride this weekend at k58 to a crowd of cheering dolphins, who then caught a party wave and showed me how it's really s'posed to be done.

the pads had better get it together tonight - it's now or never for that crew. i miss vinny.

Posted by: ash at August 21, 2006 12:38 PM

You sure have been prolific this past week and it's totally awesome. Do I hear snow dogs in the background?

Love you

Posted by: sas at August 21, 2006 2:19 PM

Nice pic. I like the hair on the head and face. Speaking of pads, is that your bachelor pad?

Posted by: Lisa at August 21, 2006 2:35 PM

just me imitating dogs pulling a sled.
go pads

Posted by: steverino at August 21, 2006 2:48 PM

Nice to have u so active on ur blog this week. I check u mucho daily and miss when ur not around. Took up surfing last summer and broke my very, very used board weeks ago in Mission Beach. I like the long board break at Tourmaline. Got my tickets for ur show here in Phoenix, and my sweetheart and I are so looking forward to it. Thanks always for telling me how to play the intro to Impala last year. I feel ur angst when the Suns hit the court during playoffs. Heartbreaking.

Lot of luv, bro

Posted by: Impala Bruce at August 21, 2006 3:54 PM

how odd...i just now saw a trailer for that miss sunshine movie just as i was reading this.

i hope the padres win...jorge is rooting for la

whatta queer

Posted by: pablo at August 21, 2006 6:22 PM

how odd...i just now saw a trailer for that miss sunshine movie just as i was reading this.

i hope the padres win...jorge is rooting for la

whatta queer

Posted by: pablo at August 21, 2006 6:23 PM

The best part about paddling out with you is seeing you help the economy at the end of every session with a full on free ride. Just when it looks like you're going to stand up and walk the rest of the way in, you glance back for the next one and ride it in until your fins hit the sand. On behalf of economics enthusiasts everywhere, thank you Free Rider!!

Posted by: Westy at August 21, 2006 7:36 PM

The light coming thru your armpit from the window looks like one of those flamey/teardrop-shaped light bulbs.

Dang, that sounds like a good song lyric.

Steveie, when ya comin up to the Central Coast again? Was it something I said?

Posted by: Rev. Spankalot at August 21, 2006 7:44 PM

What a great observation Rev. Hadn't noticed that before.

I took a dog sleigh ride once at Mammoth. There were some dogs from the Iditarod on the team. It was heavenly.

Posted by: Lisa at August 21, 2006 8:15 PM

mr. poltz-

did you hire those queer eye for the straight guy guys without telling anyone? you and the place look fabulous!

your friend,

Posted by: mitch at August 22, 2006 8:51 AM

"Dear Baby Jesus, lying in a manger"
Yeah, saw that movie, pretty funny. I totally liked the girl singing 'Paint it Black' en francais! Tres cool!

I still dont like the beard.

Posted by: spring at August 22, 2006 9:58 AM

hmmm better be some ohio stizops on that winter tizour...

Posted by: jason philly cheese steak martynowski at August 22, 2006 10:16 AM

OMG! you guys make me smile.

Mitch, you're hilarious!
Westy, I miss your sassy pontifications. Happy to see ya. ;)
Steverino, bravo on the blog action amigo!

This little visit to poltz-land was a welcome respite to the craziness of first week of class. GOOD GOD! I've never seen so much CLEAVAGE...and stiletto heals to class, i mean PUH-LEESE! not to mention that walking eating disorders abound! YIKES! okay, perhaps my southern upbrining or age show through...where was i????

oh, thanks for reminding me that life *IS* all about surfing and baseball. what's up with "higher" education anyway...isn't it all over-rated?

btw, if you're counting, i vote for facial hair.


Posted by: woo woo at August 22, 2006 3:53 PM

680 smackeroos? Is there a way to make dollarino's at the track. I've always gone for the hats, racks, and beer and not exactly in that order.

Posted by: Greg at August 22, 2006 5:18 PM

Deaar Mr. Steve sometimes I wish you were a friend of mine I could hang out with when times are low, other times I forge that you're not my Daddy and that thoughts about your sister aren't really that sick, then I realize why we're not better friends. Just thinking giving my two sence(sp) still I have quastions about expatriating to Canada with my FAmily in French Quebec and Wish I could see you all the time but parking in Boston Sucks too much so maybe North Hampton would be a better place for you to take me out back this time. Peace compadre Mr. Poltz Take down this wall!

Posted by: Communist Roformer at August 22, 2006 5:31 PM

Just so you know -- I told Spring to get over herself & quit bitching about the beard already. Obviously she's not listening to me. I tried. Sorry.

Posted by: Frag at August 23, 2006 6:12 AM

Rob, thanks for telling on me! :)

Posted by: spring at August 23, 2006 8:32 AM

speaking of dogs pulling a lucas and melinda and bill gates flew to fairbanks to attend susan butcher's celebration of life. she died in seattle. mitch made me laugh about the queer eye doing your pad while you were out watching the pads. uncle bob died. you look older. you look good and i like that light flame under your left arm. where's that art critic guy that cleverly reviewed your sit under the bull fight painting?

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