This article is part of our MLB Barometer series.May 14, 2006.
I remember a lot of things about that day.
I watched the end of the Brewers game with my family, just hours after walking off the stage at the Kohl Center as a college graduate, climbing the Abe Lincoln statue atop Bascom Hill, and telling Honest Abe that I wasn't quite sure what I was going to do with my life.
At least in the pictures, I didn't look concerned about my future.
We were sitting on the futon and the old hand-me-down couch in the living room of the first apartment that my wife and I rented on the west side of Madison.
It was Mother's Day.
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