Good morning, NatsTown. Hope you managed to survive this latest in a string of snowstorms that has certainly caught me off-guard. This is my 10th winter in the D.C. area, and I can't remember any others in which it snowed this often. Long-time locals, help me out: When's the last time we got this much snow in one winter?
And since I'm in a question-asking mood this morning as opposed to a question-answering mood -- I am a reporter, after all, it's my nature to ask questions -- I've got one for everyone out there. You'll see I've created a poll off in the upper-right corner of this blog, posing the following head-scratcher:
How soon do you think the Nats could realistically be in a pennant race?
Your choices are: 2010, 2011, 2012 or 2013-or-later.
I'll share my opinion on the matter once everyone's had a chance to vote. Polls are open until 8 a.m. Thursday. Please, no ballot-stuffing. To paraphrase Sam Wyche's famous rant: "You don't live in Chicago. You live in Washington, D.C.!"