Is that a Liverpool flag?
The great thing about this Microsoft Word to Blogger posting is that you can blog anywhere, like on the plane I am sitting on now for instance.
I am on route from Chicago to Cleveland for a dinner tonight and then meetings tomorrow morning before heading back to Chicago in the afternoon.
Apart from the odd trip home
and another visit to Oklahoma in a few weeks time, I’m hoping that is me done for travels this year.
The weather in Chicago at the moment is still very warm; it was up in the 80’s today. It was very strange last night to see the sky pitch-black at 6pm but yet it was still remarkably hot. All the harder to except how cold it'll get here in a couple of months time.
The weather is expected to cool later in the week, which is good news for the marathon
runners as Chicago prepares itself for Sunday’s race. I will be there cheering a few people on and will write about it next week. Me? Running? You are having a laugh?
I had some people in the office this morning and my St George flag on my office door got a new reaction from a worldly wise American. “Is that the Liverpool flag?”
he asked. Worries me it does.
The baseball season came to an end on Sunday, well for the mighty Cubs it did anyway but on the other side of the city the White Sox
stormed to the divisional title
and meet today for the first of 7 games the Boston Red Sox
, in what is in all intent and purpose the Semi-Final’s of the American League. Despite the rivalry and lets face it I’m a Charlton fan not a Cubs fan, I’m hoping they go all the way. It will be great for the city.
Since I have been here I’ve followed the Cubs
, the Bears
and more so the Bulls
and I will also root for the Blackhawks
(more on that tomorrow) but it’s funny because since I was a kid I’ve always tried to support a team from other sports. In Rugby League I was always partial to Warrington
but don’t ask me why. Blackheath
in Rugby Union, Kent
I've followed for donkeys year in cricket but its not the same is it? I have a great mate, staunch Addick all his life and he treats Kent as an equal.
I can’t do it. Maybe my heart’s not big enough? There’s only room for one team in mine.Update 6.15pm (ET): The plane thing didn't work. I've uploaded this the conventional way!