Living the Fantasy Since 2000

I remember when fantasy sports became a thing.

I really got into it during high school and my favorites were fantasy basketball and baseball.ย I felt it was a greater challenge to be good in leagues that required day-to-day maintenance.

It took greater knowledge of the players, their trends, understanding matchups. This was also in a world before Facebook, Twitter, or Bleacher Report. Hell, I still had a Xanga, MySpace, and my Friendster account was still active. AOL Instant Messenger (or AIM) was the easiest way we all communicated.

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Tom was our first online friend

It was like understanding “Moneyball” before everyone knew what it was.

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Moving? FML

It’s been a while since I’ve written. There has been an international trip, a move from San Francisco to Moraga, and then work somehow squeezed work in there.

But let’s focus on the move.ย Moving stinks.

It’s not the greatest revelation but, when you haven’t done it in nearly six years, it takes things to a whole new level. You just never realize how much junk you have accumulated until you try to move it all.

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