Archive for August 26th, 2013

Today is the last day to file for office for positions on the Houston City Council, for Mayor, for Controller, for HISD Trustee, and for HCC Trustee.  Political types usually gather outside of the H-Town Mayor’s office a little before the 5 pm deadline to see if there are any last minute surprises on the City front. 

Speaking of the November elections, Commentary still has not heard of a PAC being created to help save the Dome.

I guess we also ought to be hearing this week if Early to Rise gets on the ballot.

We are also going to hear this week if State Sen. Wendy Davis runs for Governor.

How many division titles have the ‘Stros won?

Today is the first day of school for most kids around these parts. It is a special day for Dante.  He starts his first day of high school today – wow!  I can still remember his toddler days when he would hang around here and mess with my baseball memorabilia.  Good luck Dante!

Commentary had a nice time with MariGirl this past Friday at The Yard.  We each had us a couple of dollar dogs.  Her tweet on the dogs was way better than mine.

The ‘Stros have won six division titles of course:  the NL West (1980 and 1986) and the NL Central (1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001).

We were one inning away from a sweep yesterday then Lo and behold – awwww!

We have 16 home games remaining.  That is probably a good thing.  The NL West last place teams visits the AL Central last place team today in Chicago.


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