Friday, January 24, 2014

Seattle Seahawks and Old Women Mining the 49ers


The old women are coming to the rec room with a plan. One was selected to make the green and blue cake. One brought Skittles to throw when their Marshawn Lynch scored a TD. Others brought the broom and dustpan to sweep up the candy. And the old woman with the Seattle Seahawks Mickey doll damn sure brought it. One brought a six pack of Anchor Steam. The ones in the know just couldn’t tell her it was a very famous San Francisco beer.

The old women assess the three new men who have come to watch the game. None brought food. They don’t want to listen to the game watching rules. One has anger management issues. One was a former college place kicker. His loud knowledge of the game quickly becomes condescending and irritating. The other is hard of hearing. He soon leaves. The old women’s screaming is too much for him. The one man who is always there avoids these new watchers. Maybe he leaves well enough alone. Maybe he feels the old women’s wary shift in attitude. He eats his snacks in the same corner where he always sits, alone.

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