First off, how can you not laugh at this shot of David Wright’s gigantic helmet?  I can’t stop looking at it.  It’s twice the size of a normal helmet.  But the guy did just get drilled in the head with a 95-mph pitch recently and wants to be safe from now on, so you can’t fault him for that.

It remind me of Tiny Toons, or some other cartoon where the characters are babies and they have wildly disproportionate bodies.

No Photoshop job—David Wright wearing a comically large helmet for the Mets.
No Photoshop job—David Wright wearing a comically large helmet for the Mets.

In other news, it is Labor Day weekend!  One final weekend of R&R before things get really crazy with the bachelor party the following weekend, and back-to-back nights of DJing the weekend after that.  Not much for plans this weekend.  Tonight we’re going to Chapati to finalize the rehearsal dinner plans, and Saturday it’s down the road to greet the Walshichettis to the neighborhood.

As I’ve said many times before, Lauren and I are watching a lot of Six Feet Under lately, trying to pound through the series as fast as we can.  But I can’t take the suspense of season 3, and neither can Lauren, as we both went online and read ahead to find out how it ended.  That doesn’t mean I won’t be entertained when we do get around to watching the rest of the season, though.  Compare that to the Arrested Development finale when Jason and Patrick wouldn’t even let me tell them about the commercial I saw on FOX because they wanted to go in so cold.  Quite the stark contrast!

I haven’t added a new poll in some time, so here we go…