"Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together - mass hysteria."
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Yeah, -it's that time of year again. The shit talk between Sox and Yankee fans is ratcheted up a notch, every game is a knuckle biter, sleep is lost, stomach acid is found, wagers are placed, and early morning phone calls are made to taunt the loser.
I already have 2 bets placed for this weekend; one with my friend Pete in CT ($5) and a work collegue in NY (framed photo in opposing team shirt & cap. I have asked mine to be autographed).
Last year I won my bet and collected big. Loser had to be photographed in the other team's cap, and e-mail it to the winner. I then took the e-mail and sent it to all my NY friends who are displaced Boston fans so that they, too, could enjoy my reward. This is still posted up in my "non-office" space. So in the event I gotta eat it on Monday morning, a gentle reminder from 2004: