Showered, AC’d, and in bed

We lost our softball game tonight, and it was a doozy. Aside from the fact that it was close to 100 around game time (it did cool off as thunderstorms moved into the area), the team we played (Senator Grassley from Iowa) was clearly one of the better teams in the league.

I had a few plays at short (3 or 4) and a few outs recorded for the 2 innings I played center field. But the best play I made was an assist from center field. I caught a popup in mid-center and the runner on second tagged up. Our thirdbase woman called for a throw and threw the ball right on the money. The guy was out by a mile.

It made up for my 1-for-4 showing at the plate.

I was so wiped out afterward that I didn’t go out to The Ugly Mug, as I normally do. I came home. Now I’ve showered (a cold one!) poured a glass of chocolate milk, turned up the A/C in the bedroom, and climbed into bed. Going to read for a while.

It feels good to be in bed right now.

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.