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|15 weeks 6 hours ago||Yeah, man. Old Time Hockey.||
Yeah, man. Old Time Hockey. Teemu Selanne. Bobby Hull.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Was there also. To my eye,||
Was there also. To my eye, there were a lot more people at the second game than the first.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Hard to say how many fans||
Hard to say how many fans will come into town today, but yesterday I would estimate it was about 4 to 1 in favor of Michigan.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Smoq is up off of 275 by OH-4||
Smoq is up off of 275 by OH-4 (Fairfield). It's more restauranty than the other good BBQ places, but their menu is more inventive (brisket Reubens, deep fried ribs, 2 inch thick pork chops that are smoked, then finished on the grill). I don't go often because it's usually too heavy for lunch.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I don't know if Eli's does||
I don't know if Eli's does ribs, but I much prefer Eli's to the Montgomery Inn for pulled pork. I like Smoq too, but that's nowhere near downtown.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Was there, can confirm, so||
Was there, can confirm, so much fun that the NCAA ensured it could never happen again.
Everybody remembers Molly and the team fighting the mascot, but that whole weekend was amazing. Ron Mason coached his final game. Ryan Miller played his last collegiate game. There were a half dozen guys who would go on to big time NHL careers.
All of that a 15 minute walk from my dorm room? Please NCAA, won't you think of the children and bring back campus sites?
|22 weeks 4 days ago||I never had him for a class,||
I never had him for a class, but we borrowed some lab space from him and he seemed like a good dude. We were using part of his facility that was idle, but were definitely taking up his scientists' time, so we really appreciated the favor. I can't say I ever heard anything bad about him,and he was definitely an academia superstar.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||535 was rocket propulsion. I||
535 was rocket propulsion. I took that from Kauffman. Miss that guy sometimes.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Because Mega Bloks.||
Because Mega Bloks.
|40 weeks 3 days ago||On the bright side, Connor is||
On the bright side, Connor is as-advertised and Marody is bringing a ton of energy. D is still a mess though.
|40 weeks 3 days ago||Dumb penalties and a lazy,||
Dumb penalties and a lazy, inefficient PK is a recipe for disaster.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Just bought tickets, first||
Just bought tickets, first trip to Yost in 10 years. That statement makes me feel so, so old.
|45 weeks 4 hours ago||Hoke may not have noticed||
Hoke may not have noticed that it was a botched call. Attention to detail was not his strong suit.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||The hit to the face on||
The hit to the face on Stevens was filthy, but I was really impressed that the referees saw it and assessed the red card. I thought that Michigan deserved better than a draw, but won't complain on the road against the B1G favorites.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||You beat me to it while I was||
You beat me to it while I was looking up how to spell Dohrmann. Bonus here is that Darius Morris is a secondary character in the story.
Another one is Meat Market by Bruce Feldman. It's about Orgeron recruiting at Ole Miss and dovetails nicely with The Blind Side.
|1 year 1 week ago||Floyd-Casey (Baylor). It was||
Floyd-Casey (Baylor). It was old and not well maintained. A large portion of the seats were tarped. Before the game, the student section enters by sprinting across the field, which is as much of a disorganized mess as you'd expect. Every time Baylor scored, they had a little ATV with flashing lights and a trailer that would tool around the field.
On the bright side, parking was $5 in the field that surrounds the stadium. We parked ~50 yards from our seats.
|1 year 1 week ago||Dyersville is also the home||
Dyersville is also the home of Ertl Toys, which makes it, more or less, the Farm Toy Capital of the World. The 10-year-old version of BlueAggie was super geeked to tour the Ertl factory. As a 31-year-old I can see where this was something of an odd obsession. Your mileage may vary.
|1 year 1 week ago||I'm sorry, could you repeat||
I'm sorry, could you repeat that? I couldn't hear you over the sound of Eric Dickerson revving his Trans A&M.
|1 year 1 week ago||Because A&M has been||
Because A&M has been consistently putting OT's in the first round of the NFL draft? Because A&M is a lot closer to home than Alabama? Because his HS QB was a 5 star that is set to enroll at A&M in the fall?
|1 year 3 weeks ago||You guys didn't even run the||
You guys didn't even run the Wing-T correctly. (In the sense that you ran it differently than O-E..not in the sense that it didn't work, since you usually beat us by about 50.)
|1 year 4 weeks ago||As of a couple of years ago,||
As of a couple of years ago, the company that embellished the jerseys for the hockey team was Exclusive Pro Sports (http://exclusivepro.com/). I don't know if they are still the vendor of choice, but I assume they could match the lettering and numbering from the Hagelin era pretty closely.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||The Jordan River has a nice||
The Jordan River has a nice two day hike (near East Jordan).
The Porkies and Isle Royale would both be tough in 2-3 days, but are both well worth a weeklong trip.
If I were only doing 2-3 days in the Pictured Rocks, I'd take two cars and leave one in Munising and then put in somewhere around Beaver Lake. That might be aggresive for 3 days, depending on your experience level. Instead of Munising, you could leave your 2nd car in the Chapel Falls area. That middle chunk was my favorite part of the trip.
I haven't been, but North Manitou Island might fit your needs. I've hiked South Manitou and it's probably not enough of a challenge to fill more than an overnight.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||I went to grad school with a||
I went to grad school with a guy from Alaska. His father was a bush pilot and his mother taught grade school. Now that their kids are grown, they travel the world, picking a new place every couple of years (Dubai, Hong Kong, etc.). His dad gets a job as a flight instructor and his mom finds an international school to teach at. Seems like a heckuva good life.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||I know of what I what I||
I know of what I what I speak. I grew up in the teeming metropolis of Ovid. Actually, that's a lie, I grew up in the Colony, where nothing has happened, ever. But I identify more with Ovid than Elsie since I went to North and Leonard.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||That's got to be the most||
That's got to be the most interesting thing to happen to Elsie since, well, ever.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||The 2002 NCAA College Hockey||
The 2002 NCAA College Hockey Western Regional. In two days, Yost saw the Molly incident, a fight between half the M team and an opposing mascot, the final college games for Ron Mason and Ryan Miller and one of the finest regional finals ever (M/Denver). It was so crazy that the NCAA hasn't awarded Michigan a regional since (2003 was already on the schedule).
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Although, oddly, A&M closes||
Although, oddly, A&M closes much more often for winter weather than M does.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||A&M sources were really high||
A&M sources were really high on Boyd yesterday (and thought Hill would come with him) but walked back on that this morning. It looks like you're correct on Boyd and Hill. I still don't buy Mack or Lodge in Austin without Murray.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Mack will be A&M or TCU,||
Mack will be A&M or TCU, Lodge is heading to Ole Miss, and Hill/Boyd are looking like A&M.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Jolly Roger affixed to the||
Jolly Roger affixed to the roof of MoJo. Somehow they never came to suspect the hall with "Pirates" hung above the door. After that they did a better job of locking the roof access, though.