Some games count more than others. Better yet, some opponents
are tougher than others. You can’t rely on your ace to go the distance
on such nights. When fruit and cheese or chocolate in the form of a bar is just not going to do it for her, you’ve got to be ready to go the bullpen and send your closer to the mound.
Your main course has put “Gettin’ Some” up by one over “How
‘Bout Lunch Next Week.” In from the bullpen comes, “The Blue Collar
Souffl é.” It’s the working man’s version of the, “Need to order 30
minutes in advance,” dessert at a swanky restaurant. Not here. You
can’t count on your personality to hold the lead that long. Fifteen
minutes over cabernet, while clearing the plates and…Pow! The
culinary equivalent of 3 ‘heaters’ right down the middle. Nice save!