Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 8/9/13
There are certain areas of life where beliefs must be arrived upon using one’s own freewill. Padres baseball is not one of those areas. Summer months move along with a particular cadence in my home.  Children’s activities separate each passing hour of the day, establishing a familiar rhythm, until we sit down for dinner and then prepare to watch the beginning of the Padres games each night. It is a game that marks the end of another summer day. Children go to sleep asking the score and awake the next morning forgetting that the contest had ever taken place. But good or bad I always let them know the outcome. Perhaps that right there, baseball on the mind as their heads hit their pillows, is proof that each small effort at indoctrinating my daughters is taking hold. But there is another example, a more concrete one, that reaffirms my decision to give the Padres to my daughters. One day on our way to swimming lessons I asked my daughter a question . . . It was late June and I had rece...
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