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Time shifting

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I’d forgotten what it was like to turn my daily schedule upside down, but that’s what I’ve been doing since the start of October; the start of the MLB post-season. Every night, my housemates say goodnight, and do what they should be doing (sleeping) and I commit to watching baseball games deep into the morning. Last night’s Red Sox-Rays game was the longest; starting at 2am, my time, and finishing at about 7.40am. Thankfully, the Red Sox lost.

Of course, I’m lucky; I don’t have to go to an office, so I can shift my life around like this. But it was a strange feeling waking up at 5.30pm and dashing out of the house to try and experience a tiny bit of daylight before my noctural life resumed. Still, sitting here and watching baseball is a nice way to spend the early hours of the morning, and I’ll miss it once the post-season is over, and there’s no more baseball ’til March. And I’m not the only one who’s awake, either. There’s a rooster in the neighbourhood who really can’t work out what time of day it is. He’s cock-a-doodle-doo-ing right now and it’s nowhere near daytime.

As streaming video goes, the MLB media player is pretty good. And good value for money, too. And when it does buffer or go a bit funny, it throws up nice things like this. I’ve only managed to screenshot a couple of them, but I think they’re quite pretty.

Written by Craig

October 13th, 2008 at 5:04 am

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  1. the other day when i couldn’t sleep i thought about your sleeping-graph. i think it would be interesting if you could count how many hours in total you slept and compared that to how many hours there are in a year.


    13 Oct 08 at 18:01

  2. It’s as if Monet was a Dodger fan…

    Go Sox.

    Dana Constance

    13 Oct 08 at 18:35

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