Dr. John Gottman, my boss, discovered that committed relationships need to hit a 5:1 ratio of positivity to negativity. Well, I'm in a committed relationship with the New York Mets, and we're 5-1 and in first place in the National League East.
There's a satisfaction to playing catch. The steady rhythm of it, the slow windup and release, the sound of a glove snapping shut. The feel of the red laces on your fingers as you grip the ball, the sun setting, the can of beer getting warm as it sits in the grass, waiting for you … Continue reading Playing Catch at Night, Learning How to Throw