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We won!

Allow me to set the scene.

The client I work for has a conference in Chicago this week so this means longer hours and lots of socializing.  Which is cool, except when it's postseason Cardinals baseball.

4:00 game time.  I fired up my MLB app and it didn't close until the game was over.  This meant leaving it going during a StrengthsFinders presentation, walking to a Halloween store with a co-worker for something they needed for a surprise, & cocktail hour socializing all with my phone in my hand, glancing at my app.

When Adams hit his 3 run homer to put us up 3-2 I gasped (in the middle of someone's story about a coat).  Then I had to explain myself and it was embarrassing.  

Then I stepped to the side.  (Justine, my co-worker, was next to me.)
Me: I have to see what happened.
Holliday singles.  Peralta singles.  Adams homer!
Justine: Oh, Lisa.  Come on.

And she pulled me back into the crowd.

We won! We won!  We advance on to the NLCS (National League Championship Series)! 
 I'm taking my Cardinals hat & sweatshirt to Savannah this weekend.

P.S. FYI:  How the Cardinals became baseball’s best franchise 
I know, I know, we're the most hated team in the playoffs because as our bartender Friday night said, "There's no real reason to hate them so it makes everyone hate them more."  


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