Bowling in Alameda
In celebration of Lomo's birthday, she and Todd and Chelsea and I went
We started out
trying to go to Albany Bowl, but they were all booked up...which turned
to be just fine, cause we
just hopped over to the island paradise of Alameda and took up our game
None of which explains why Todd is posed like this.
Someone needs to tell Chelsea that they no longer manufacture "Sassy"
so this look is all
That look of dejection on my face and the single pin still standing is
pretty good indicator of what
kind of night I had. I don't know how many times I knocked down 9
and then failed to pick up the
spare. Plus my thumb was killing me from playing basketball the
day, even my favorite
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony t-shirt couldn't make my night better.
But the great thing about bowling is that even if you're having a bad
of it on the lanes, you've still got
some tasty yellowish foodstuffs of various shapes to take your mind off
it. I think I might like bowling
food more than the actual bowling.
Action sequence! Well, kinda. Todd is demonstrating in the
frame his "no holes" technique, where he
tosses a light ball in a palmed fashion as opposed to the normal
If you look at the pins in the second
frame, you can see just how effective this method is.
There's no smiling when you're getting your ass whooped by girls in
Actually, Chelsea almost
always beats me when we roll, at least two-thirds of the time I would
The birthday girl actually won the first game! Chelsea picked up
second. I finished fourth and then
second, the first game being one of the worst I've rolled since I was a
Despite the proclomations his finger is making, Todd did not finish
in either of our rounds. One
might say his finger is writing checks his ass can't cash, eh?
or maybe there was a booger.
I don't have anything particularly interesting or witty to say about
face Chelsea is making. Except
that I hope it doesn't happen too often.
Todd was enjoying the nachos so much that I couldn't even get a focused
picture of him.
Despite a poor outing, there needs to be more bowling in my life.