If you’ve been reading my earlier posts, you already know I’m living with a sports fanatic. You should see how his face lights up when he’s telling one of his baseball stories or blabbing out statistics — he’s clearly into it. But since I was getting tired of hearing it all, I turned him on to blogging so he could find a wider audience. I didn’t realize I was creating a monster!
Two distinct traits of my sports nut’s personality make this possible. They are a craving of competition (in any form possible) since he’s not pitching anymore, and becoming obsessed with whatever he’s into at the time. Last weekend, it was the new Harry Potter book, but I’m sure he had a lot of company there.
Now he’s back to blogging compulsively: comparing his stats with mine, obsessing over checking “the score,” and making sure he blogs daily to keep his numbers up. He expects me to do the same. Continue reading