Some days, you've just got to forget about the war on terror, domestic spying, the Bush presidency, and falling SAT scores.
It's opening day across America and despite ESPN crashing the party with it's stupid Sunday night opener, baseball was meant to be played in the daytime, with Cincinnati usually doing the honors.
In honor of the special place that baseball holds in my life, I've weighed in on opening day, over at Write in Maine.
And yes, there is joy in Mudville, tonight (as well as Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, and a few other places)!
In honor of the day, here is some collected opening day highlights and interesting feats.