Happy, happy, joy, joy!
I just signed up for a recreational softball league and I am so excited. I haven't played in years. Damn, it's been almost ten years.
I miss the smell of the grass and taste of grit in my mouth after I slid into third base. I miss the sweat and the grass stain on my pants and the ice cream (in high school) or the beers (at work) the team would get after a game.
I miss the feeling of being part of a team. Cheering for someone up at bat or trying to psyche out the pitcher. Of the inside-out rally caps or the silly superstitions we had to follow in order to win a game.
I miss the singing on the bus on the way to games and dumping the water cooler over our coach when we won.
I miss how my thighs used to look when I was 17 years old. Crap.