Friday, October 15, 2010

Pink Saturday with a touch of orange

It's baseball playoff time...

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I've been busy getting ready for the Garden Ridge Women's Club Holiday A'Fair today so I'll have to post something a little different...I'm usually a huge Yankees fan, but as you may know, they are playing the Texas Rangers and no Texan would ever root for a yankee  team over a group of Texas boys...and Nolan Ryan threw out the first pitch...but in spite of a 5-1 lead, the Rangers lost to the Yankees in the end...so sad...I was in a local restaurant watching out of the corner of my eye...the boys had a comfortable 5-0 lead when we left... but later when I checked the final score, bummer, the yankees had rallied to come from behind and take the first game of the series...  

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I hope your Saturday is Pink...today I'm a little blue...but if I earn some green at the gifts show, I'll be back in the Pink. Go Rangers!   now head over to Beverly's house to see who is playing on Pink Saturday. http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/

6 comments:

Abramyan Avenue said...

Cute post! Can you imagine I was talking about Nolan Ryan with my husband the other day and my girls had NO CLUE who he was!! I sat them down and caught them up! Hope you make lots of green!!
Happy PS!
-April

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My Crafty Little Page said...

yes it is a cute post...even though it's about baseball. lol Of course I'm always about Texas, too, so yeah go rangers. Hope you made lots of green, mon ami, for your trip! xoxo Nancy

Donnie said...

I'm a day late but really enjoyed your pink post even though it was orange. Happy Pink Saturday.

Concerned American said...

Oh darn those Yankees, don't you just hate them? You know what else I hate? The fact that the American people no longer have control over what takes place in the government. Sure we get to vote, but is that really all that much power. If you are as concerned as me and many other Americans, come read my blog at: http://republicofminnesota.blogspot.com/

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