Thursday, May 14, 2009

Alternative Afternoon Entertainment


I took a Tuesday night off from blogging to watch the NBA Playoffs. I watched the Boston Celtics stage a furious comeback and defeat the Orlando Magic. I also watched the Los Angelas Lakers stop the Houston Rockets. While watching basketball and doing a little Facebooking was my chief activities for last night, it's obvious other people in Texas were enjoying another type of, let's say, "entertainment".

Several obstetrical practices associated with one of Texas' biggest hospitals for births, said that they're expecting a "mini baby boom" which is apparently connected to the storm that slammed into Southeast Texas on September 13, 2008 leaving thousands of people at home with no electricity for days and, in some cases, even weeks. Of course, this meant no cable, no internet, no computer games, no radio, no nothing! Imagine that for a few weeks. "You can only do so much when there's no television, nothing's open, and there's nowhere to go," said Dr. Rakhi Dimino, an obstetrician/gynecologist with Houston Women's Care Associates, whose first baby is due on June 10th.

Dr. John Irwin, the Chief of Surgery Service at Woman's Hospital of Texas, said he usually delivers 15 to 20 babies a month but, expects 26 deliveries in June. Woman's Hospital, which had more than 9,000 births in 2008 and expects to break that record this year, is expecting to have at least 100 more births over that this summer.

Other Houston birthing centers, including the Methodist Hospital and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, aren't ready to predict an "Ike" baby boom just yet. Well, they might not but, it's quite obvious to me that these people have found alternative afternoon entertainment that trumped watching tv, blogging, and Facebooking. I, for one, am not mad at 'em!

25 comments:

Jillian said...

Yes the Celtics came through!!!..and the Rockets got STOMPED not just stopped lol

yes definitely a baby boom in texas...in houston LOL...my Htown area...of 15 reps, 5 have had babies in the last 3 months....

Blu Jewel said...

I ain't mad at them either...That's what I call making real good use of your time; I'm hatin just a lil bit...lol!

love to live; live to love!

Angel said...

lol and I wish that this kind of thing happened to me, stuck at home for a few days with me and my man and no power just each other...hmmmm

Sean said...

Hahahahahaha, A nice humorous post!

Jazzy said...

I aint mad at em either fam...I'm all for Alternative Afternoon Entertainment.

Grover Tha Playboy said...

Hahahahahahaha..This was funny, but afterall true..What can you do
under the circumstances? lolol.

Tate 2 said...

I agree with Blu Jewel- They made GOOD USE of their time.lolololol.

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James Perkins said...

Glad you took a night off...You recharged and came back with good posts on both your blogs.

Simon Bastion said...

I'll take what they were doing over TV,Blogging and facebooking anyday.

Swaggie said...

Well ,Under the circumstances..I can certainly understand their"change" of plans.lolololol

Captain Jack said...

This was funny!

Angie B. said...

Okay Guys, Get your minds out of the gutters!-lolol-Then again..Where else can they be?

Vanessa said...

This was too funny!

Lisa said...

I'd love to be in a situation like that with the right guy..I'm with you,Angel.

Halo said...

I'm not mad at them...That was a nice opportunity to bond.

Toni said...

They made good use of the their time together and now they are reaping the fruits of their "labor"
heh,heh,heh,heh.

Cheryl said...

Too Funny Keith!

Brenda said...

Lovin in the face of a disaster,how romantic-lololololol

Sunflower said...

Gonna save my comment,but you can imagine what I'm thinking Keith-lolololol.

Thoughts of a Southern gal said...

I ain't mad either.

I wish Orlando go ahead and put Boston out of their misery.

OG, The Original Glamazon said...

HA HA!! Actually I read the article on the local newspaper's website and my friends said yes during Ike there was all kinds of sex going on! *lol*

Baby boom indeed!

Stop that Facebooking and get to tweeting! Mel, Miz, and I need you! *lol*

-OG

Mizrepresent said...

lol, neither am i Keith.

Keith said...

@Hey Jilly Jill

@Blu Jewel-Don't hate participate!

@Angel- You devil you-lolol

@Southern Girl- Orlando?? Beating
Boston?? Not gonna happen. lolol.

@O.G.-Welcome back!

@Hey Miz...I really aint mad at em.
lolol.

Adolf said...

It can't work in fact, that is exactly what I believe.
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