Now that the Chicago Cubs baseball hangover has cleared, lemme tell you a tale of a certain young man and the state the Cubs had left him in when I had first met him. If you couldn’t tell, I am talking about Mike. Mike is a lifelong Cubs fan and to say they did a number on him after the 2003 season is a definite understatement. Also, since they are the world champs now, I won’t dwell on the negative aspects or plays that caused that playoff season to fall apart.
We had been dating for maybe a little less than a year. I had shown Mike some collages I made in high school. Emo set design girl, so naturally I made collages. Either he was just impressed with my quality rubber cement work or he just wanted me to like him more, but whatever the reason was, he asked me to help him make a coffee table collage. [Read more…]