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[12 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Chicago Cubs’ Home Opener is finally here.   Finally….

I say, ‘finally’ because it is torturous to have a week’s worth of baseball without opening Wrigley Field.   The bars are empty.  The tourists have, yet, to arrive, and there is a general hush over the neighborhood- a freakish silence that is just wrong during the regular season. 

Thankfully, the real opening day is only hours away.  It is like the anticipation of Christmas, birthdays and summers all packed into one day of playing hooky from work and heading to the bleachers. 

By 10am, we will be …