October 2, 2007

I was going to Jump but I decided I wasn't worth it


That Padres game was a heartbreaker to say the least. But it sure was a fun ride while it lasted. They're done for the season and I can get back to life. Hats off to The Rockies and to The Phillies. I have the whole off season to think about this. I thought if I updated this blog that I would jinx the Pads. That's how screwed up I am. Oh well, now I can get back to business.

The picture above was taken in Prince Edward Island a few days ago. Right now I'm back in Nova Scotia playing more shows at a music conference thingy in Liverpool. I went swimming yesterday in White Point and ate some great Atlantic salmon. Life is good but I can't get that sinking Padre feeling out of my system.

Off to New York tomorrow to drown my sorrows in the taping of The Hugh Thompson Show in New Yoooooork City.

I'll be sad tp leave Halifax. The land of my birth and home of some great friends.

I'm Back,

Posted by steve at October 2, 2007 8:01 AM


The first thing a co-worked said to me this morning..."Is Steve OK"......not a good morning, hello,....but how's my "song writer friend from Sandy Eggo"

Posted by: jimt at October 2, 2007 8:26 AM

oh the agony. i thought for sure we were destined to win it in the 13th - i kept yelling "do it for the letter M!" but then 14 came with a bang ... and went sour on the rebound.

those rockies played like they wanted it - i wish i could say the same for my boyz. and hoffman - oh hoffy WHY? why didn't we let thatcher have one last go?

this is all the proof i need to confirm that the game is made to break hearts. mine won't be the same until spring training.

safe travels in the land of canadia. catch a chilly wave for me!

Posted by: ash at October 2, 2007 8:58 AM

lou and rain cancelled my show so I can come see you now. see? you're not the only one lou hates...

Posted by: sean at October 2, 2007 11:01 AM

If you had no emotional attachment that had to be the most exciting game all season. How about that Matt Holliday? Pure Okie power in him, even if he was out at home. I guess it should have been two outs winning run on first. The big question is whether or not Tony Gwynn Jr. can show his face in San Diego anymore. You can take solace in the fact that you aren't a Met fan.

Hugs, Kisses, and Leprechaun Wishes,

Posted by: shaeffer at October 2, 2007 12:31 PM

Billy says, "That guy still hasn't touched home plate."


Sometime, you should like call us or something.
We miss you.

Posted by: Tussy at October 2, 2007 3:13 PM

Steve, I can totally understand the jinx fear and not updating the blog. Karma happens! I just hope you changed your boxers in the last 30 days - some guys don't you know , especially during baseball season!

Miss you
Love this picture!

Posted by: sheloveshoney at October 2, 2007 4:32 PM

Steve, was watching the highlights... again... knowing there would be something on your webpage... i came by to check! 13/14 th inning... well, that is a great battle! I think your congrats to the other teams.. and kind words will give good karma to the Padres for next year! You are on the ball with that... but i do agree with Billy, "that guy still needs to touch homebase!! "


Posted by: Mark at October 2, 2007 4:47 PM

Sorry about your Pads and hopefully I'm not jinxing anything by posting...

Posted by: lkay at October 2, 2007 9:28 PM

Now dose are some perty orange marigolds fanning your creativity SHOCKra. Have fun with Hugh. Great shot, go team. Are the Atlantic salmon as buttery as Yukon King? L.

Posted by: llynskyn at October 3, 2007 4:47 AM

Watching Los Padres lose was like having cranberry hives and dysentery at the same time...Itchy and painful with lingering after-effects that leave one feeling empty inside (and still itchy).

Posted by: Jason at October 3, 2007 11:43 AM

Dear friend..poor Padres, poor us. Life goes on. Spring training is just around the corner ;-)
Be well.

Posted by: traci at October 3, 2007 12:55 PM

Where does Fredo fit into all this? Does he get your support, or do you just pretend he doesn't exist (like Bush and sick, uninsured children)?

Posted by: Westy at October 3, 2007 2:18 PM

i'm glad you're back. you look like the incredible shrunken guitarist :D New Yawk- my home. eat me a cheese pizza

Posted by: mlee at October 3, 2007 2:59 PM

Look, I'm really sorry about your beloved Padres, but I come from a land which is not BBall mad, and I can not even begin to understand it all. I refuse to even try. But while I commiserate with you Stevey Boi, I must admit I also breathe a sigh of relief.

While you've been holding YOUR breath for a Padre win, I've been holding MINE for a new SJJP cd release. Maybe ONE of us can get what we desire before Earth implodes & life as we know it is banished forever in a blip. Yes?

Have been hearing rumors. They're pretty rumors. They whisper sweet nothings of a release in January '08... and whisper even sweeter of a (shhhh) DOUBLE cd! (?)

There's confirmation of a Aussie Tour which I hyperventilate about every time I even think about it (you'll be hearing from me in the near future requesting a possible duet at The Troubadour in BrisVegas - IF I can muster up the courage!) and I just think it's about time you put us all out of our misery & posted an album update.

I mean... now that you can concentrate on it and all....

Posted by: Meg at October 4, 2007 1:58 AM

Hey Steve,
Thanks so much for the guitar lesson for your new cuz Madison, she already loves music, I just hope she can sing better then her mom!! Hope to see you again soon, heard you may come down to NC next summer, that would be great and you could meet baby #2. If not we hope to come out to Cali and visit soon. Love ya,
Katie, Scott & Madison

Posted by: Katie Houghton at October 5, 2007 8:36 AM

You are so cute no matter where you are.
I love salmon and it loves me.
Happy weekend to you!
I'm going to the Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL to see Jeffrey Ross and laugh my ass off. Tomorrow night...WAYNE NEWTON! woot!
Your pal,

Posted by: Mindy at October 5, 2007 1:58 PM

Who am I? How did I get here? What year is it? Who's the President? lol... lol... lol... lol... lol...

So really just wanted to say NEW YORK CITY fucking loves you... Come on back to The Living Room again!!! 'Cause your LIVE show is as fun as a barrel of monkeys and a shopping cart full of molotov cocktails dammit!!!

Posted by: Miss Ambiguous at October 7, 2007 4:34 PM

Hey, I've been meaning to ask you -- why don't you think you're worth it? I sure think you're worth it. In fact, you're worth all the tea in China, all the cigars in Cuba, all the vodka in Russia and all the disSgraced athletes in the US COMBINED. So quit selling yourself short. You're definitely worth "it".


Posted by: tussy at October 11, 2007 9:45 AM

Hey Steve,

Kimberly in Portland ore-ee-gone.....

(Nancy's daughter S.D)

So....sorry to say, I am going to miss you in San Diego by two days in November. Drats! We are coming down to visit my momma over Turkey day and hopefully dry out and soak in some vitamin D.

I am sending you an e-mail to see how I can get a copy of your Sewing Machine song! My mom said it is NOT on your children's album....

I just completed my Master's in Teaching and am Subbing up here...When you performed it up here on Mississippi...I instantly knew it needed to be converted into a creative writing project for my imaginary kids in one of my future classrooms.

I think it would be great to have the song this time of year ( Halloween) , so I can have them listen to it and then have them write their own scary-song, poem, creative write etc...and hopefully have some of them perform their own pieces of work ......hmmm.....What do you think???? Poe, Poltz, and Washington Irving...

I hope you, friends and family are out of harms way. Hope to hear from you soon. And I hope you will be back to P town in the Spring??

Sending you Oregon Rain
-Kimberly Meade

Wednesday: Play Ball! Day One.....Padres...there is always next year!! Btw: I still have the hardest time adjusting to Qualcom/petco Stadium...I am a Jack Murphy kid thru and thru....Jr. Padre Seven Up club member...... I think you should write a song about all the amazing ball fields with historical names selling out to the commercialism/business moula la side of things....Petco? Come on... You should interview old timers who still follow the game and see how they all feel about the name change and thred their voices into some of your genius writing capabilities..Just a thought!....Nostalgia, there is something about it- in my opinion you can't put a price on it.....But I am a sentimental girl-ie....

Posted by: Kimberly Meade at October 24, 2007 9:01 AM

Wasn't sure if you had my contact info:
-Kimberly again...

Posted by: Kimberly Meade at October 24, 2007 9:06 AM


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