Or at least, one pretty good reason.
Yes, that's me. Yes, that was this afternoon instead of experiencing yet another gut-wrenching eleven innings of Mariners baseball. Yes, I was wearing a Tacoma Rainiers t-shirt while hiking at Mount Rainier. Yes, people thought that was pretty funny.
No, I really didn't watch any of the Mariners games this weekend, and reading various game recaps, it sounds like it was a good decision on my part.