Hey there, all you readers of The Rainout Blog.
Have you missed me?
You know, I've closed this blog more times than I can count.
Don't get me wrong, I love coming to this space and writing short, little posts about the rainy, muddy, snow, foggy, whatever action in a given particular sport – especially baseball – but with a family, a long-flippin' commute and that place that employs me – I'm very grateful; thank you employer – I miss out on a lot of sports weather items.
It seems I'm really busiest with personal commitments when big events – you know, like hurricane and blizzards – occur.
And days like today, when I have a few minutes of free time to write, what do we have? The BCS title game… in Miami.
Nothing weathery – is that a word? – to report from Miami, although I did hear some radio personality this morning say there was a slight drizzle. And a quick check on Weather.com shows a 20 percent chance of rain for tonight. Dandy!
A big part of the appeal, if there is one, of The Rainout Blog is not my words, of course, but the spectacular sports weather-related photos I
swipe gather from the
Internet. I'm guessing if any rain falls on the turf in Miami tonight, it will
not be enough to make for outstanding, must-see sports weather photography.
It'l be nothing that'll make you say, "I gotta check The Rainout Blog."
But, if we're lucky, there will be enough of a rain to produce a lovely beaded coating on those blinding, golden dome Notre Dame helmets.
By the way, I know you've been begging for my pick of tonight's game, so here goes: Notre Dame will play like a champion
today tonight and roll over the Tide (corny),