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|6 days 22 hours ago||Just to echo your thoughts...||
My family is grappling with similar issues. My father's sister (my aunt, obviously) passed away over the summer...and now my mother is in the middle stages of dementia.
It's cliche to say...but we all really do need to count our blessings each day. Enjoy what you have...while you have it.
|1 week 2 days ago||What's...||
Bret Bielema doing with MGrowOld's wife?!?!
|1 week 2 days ago||This is exactly right. The||
This is exactly right. The departure of any high-ranking, high-profile executive can involve complex issues and contentious negotiations. Could drag on for many weeks. And I'm guessing there are confidentiality provisions in place that bar either side from discussing the issue publicly.
|1 week 3 days ago||Me||
I've been told that, aesthetically, I'm like the love child of George Clooney and Brad Pitt.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I seen what you did their.||
I seen what you did their. Your funny.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||heroes Sorry for being a||
heroes Sorry for being a dick but the apostrophe before the "s" in a plural word drives me nuts.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||.no.||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I just tweeted...||
...Schlissel and Brandon.
If every MGoBlogger tweeted the powers that be, it would make a big impression...along with everything else that's being done.
Great letter to Schlissel, by the way.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Completely Agree||
These weasel politicians look for any opportunity to grandstand and generate some publicity...all under the flimsy guise of taking up the latest cause or protecting people against evildoers.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Thought I'd bring this out one more time...||
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Sorry about the extra work...||
...deleting all of the threads.
I may have been a bit overzealous and misguided in my efforts to upend the malaise on the board.
As a way of demonstrating my contrition, I'd be more than happy to provide you with a few extra tickets to any upcoming Michigan football home game!
(You have to admit that it is a cute picture; the people did seem to enjoy it.)
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Almost as cute...||
...as the kitten in a Michigan cup that I posted yesterday...also in an effort to soothe nerves.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Plus, an organized boycott is unnecessary||
If the team keeps performing the way it has this season, it'll look like people are boycotting...even if they aren't.
My guess is that attendance was around 95K this past Saturday...on an unseasonably beautiful day.
Once the losses pile up and the weather takes a turn for the worse, people will decide it's just not worth making the trip to Ann Arbor for the games.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||With a cute kitten in a Michigan cup!||
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Cute kitten in a Michigan cup!||
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan is and always has been a brand||
Despite your timeless good looks, Mr. Stamos, you are incorrect . Michigan is and always has been a brand.
Look up Seth Godin's definition of a brand. Michigan fits the definition perfectly.
Really, what we are all objecting to is Brandon's misuse and bastardization of the Michigan brand.
There's nothing wrong with being a brand. In fact, Michigan's brand is extremely strong...which is why so many people, organizations and entities want to be associated with it.
Without the Michigan brand and what it stands for, we are just like any other institution of higher learning.
And please remember that the brand extends far beyond the football team; it encompasses all elements of the university.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Yes to the forfeit!||
My daughter's soccer team won via forfeit this morning. First thing I said to my wife..."maybe Minnesota won't show up for the game today."
|4 weeks 8 hours ago||Happy 5775 to those that are||
Happy 5775 to those that are celebrating the new year! Be careful not to write 5774 on your checks!
|4 weeks 1 day ago||You're on to me. Not only are||
You're on to me. Not only are you handsome but also very smart!
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Another year...||
The distribution of 4* and higher on the current roster reinforces my view that we are still one year away from really being able to evaluate this coaching staff.
The bulk of the 4/5* players are redshirt sophomores, sophomores, redshirt freshmen, and true freshmen...with a few true juniors sprinkled in.
It's too early to tell how good these players are going to be...especially on the offensive side, where it can be argued that we are on our 3rd system in the past three years.
The fact that we will return at least nine of this year's offensive starters in 2015 tells you how young the team is on that side of the line.
Despite the debacles against Notre Dame and Utah, I think we should wait until the end of the year to fully evaluate whether the team is moving in the right direction.
Yes, turnovers are a big deal and somewhat indicative of skill and coaching...but if the turnovers are even against Utah we most likely win that game.
We are not getting dominated at the line of scrimmage...receivers are getting open...there are holes open for the running backs...and Gardner is getting time to throw.
His lack of accuracy, though, even on completed passes, is troubling...
I still want to see what this staff can do with a roster full of 3/4/5-year 4/5* players...
|4 weeks 3 days ago||He worked at both WDFN and||
He worked at both WDFN and WXYT. Was on the air and had programming responsibilities. A little bit of a provocateur like Valenti.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||He is a radio personality not||
He is a radio personality not a journalist. He's always been a poor writer.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||FWIW I worked with him when||
FWIW I worked with him when he was part of the Detroit sports radio scene. A loose cannon but well connected within the Michigan sports world.
|5 weeks 15 hours ago||Do you live in two places?||
Do you live in two places? I'm impressed that you live SW of Ann Arbor and at the same time are on the NW side of town.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I, agree.||
Where, did the comma, in the headline, come from?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Spelling errors||
Am I the only one who, when he sees one of these recruiting pieces, immediately starts looking for spelling errors and typos?
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Kittens? We want moar||
Kittens? We want moar kittenz!!!
|5 weeks 4 days ago||There are so many||
There are so many Furbush-Butt jokes to be made but as an MGoElderStatesman I will refrain from making one.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Yes to the better title. Just||
Yes to the better title. Just here to help this thread get more comments than the other one.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Here's the list of U of M||
Here's the list of U of M grads that perished that day.
Oddly, I knew three of them...James Gartenberg, Steve Goldstein, and Mark Zeplin.
The brother of my first girlfriend at U of M would've been on one of the upper floors of one of the towers had his wife not badgered him in to stopping to vote on the way to work that morning.
So many sad and inspiring stories to come out of that day.
We will, indeed, never forget.