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- 1979: Wrangler to Carter beats Indiana my freshman year
- 1982: SF beats Cincinnati in Super Bowl XVI at the Silver Dome. Epic goal line stand by SF in the 3rd quarter to keep Cincinati out of the end zone on 1st and goal at the 3. The start of the Bill Walsh led 49ers dynasty.
- 2002: OSU & Maurice Clarett holds offf UM 14-9 at The Shoe. My first football game at OSU - I survived (barely). Despite UM losing (and OSU going onto to take the national championship), it was a classic UM/OSU game that was decided on the game's final drive.
- 2000: Friday at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville KY. Followed the group of Tiger (in his prime) + Jack + Vijay Singh on a 103 degree day.
- 2008: Sunday at the Ryder Cup at Valhalla GC. The USA's only victory since 1999.
|4 days 21 hours ago||He'll always be "Mr Myers" to me.....||
I grew up with his sons attending Grant Elementary School (now torn down) in Royal Oak MI. Even then, he stood out in a crowd at school/football/Cub Scout functions with his imposing physical presence, shaved head and always present turtle neck. Very nice and humble man who loved his kids. I always considered him one of the "Cool Dads" of my youth.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||Agreed...||
I attended the very first UM v PSU B1G game in Happy Valley. Tyrone Wheatley and Derrick Alexander were magnificent, but the Defense set the tone. 1st and Goal at the 1/2 yard line late in the 3rd quarter in a very tight game. M absolutely stoned them 4 straight downs and it wasn't even close. You could hear a pin drop amongst the +100K PSU faithful - welcome to the B1G! The goal line stand starts at 5:05:
|39 weeks 22 hours ago||This level of performance....||
....should not be rewarded with a contract renewal:
|43 weeks 15 hours ago||Doobie Brothers - The Captain and Me||
The original, pre-Michael McDonald rendition of the Doobie Brothers. This album still plays great today from first to last song:
|44 weeks 19 hours ago||Both headroom and a second elevated sleeping area||
....that measures 6' l x 5' w. The Germans can engineer anything except a cupholder.
|44 weeks 21 hours ago||VW Syncro Westfalia||
...great alternative to a full-on RV. An AWD version of the VW Westfalia, complete with all of the cool camping options & trimmings. The perfect vehicle to hit the Summer Music Festivals and National Parks.
|45 weeks 20 hours ago||2003 BMW 540i||
...last year of BMW's iconic E39 series. BMW integrated several features from their M series into the final version of the 540i. Mine was a 6 speed with the M Sport package. Beautiful lines and a joy to drive with a remarkably efficient 22 MPG thru its 4.4 liter V8 engine.
Still critically acclaimed:
|49 weeks 6 days ago||Interesting quote....||
...from Hue Jackson - former Begals OC, winner of last year's Pro Football Writers Association co-Assistant Coach of the Year and now Cleveland Browns head coach - on which player from the Bengals offense has barely scratched the surface of his abilities. “Marvin Jones. Not even close. The guy is so talented. He has so much ability. We haven’t even touched how good he can be.”
So, the Lions get the best free agent WR available this year, still early in his career, at market rate with what looks like a lot of upside.
|50 weeks 4 days ago||Rhinegeist Gramps Barrel Aged||
Just starting S4 E1, sipping Rhinegeist's limited release Barleywine with this year's first time Bourbon Barrel Aged variation. Very tasty, very potent. May need to transition into some bourbon neat later on to slow my roll.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Since we're including vans in the conversation......||
|1 year 4 weeks ago||1961 Jaguar MKII||
Dad bought new in Europe and had it shipped back to the states:
Beautiful car - manual, straight six, burled wood/leather interior, knock off hubs. This was Dad's daily driver in SE MI. I loved that car and was where I learned how to drive a manual, which I still do to this day. Dad struggled mightily to keep this car in good working order and condition, especially with its notorious electrical system. Eventually, he bought another car and put this under a cover where it remained for years. My dreams of one day inheriting the car were dashed when we took the cover off after "several years" to discover dry rot, rust and a general condition that was beyond my skill sets and bank account to overcome.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Also an RO Dondero Alum....||
...and clasmates with Glen Frey's younger brother Matt. I remember visiting his Royal Oak boyhood home, a modest Cape Cod on Catalpa. Hanging in their parents living room was a framed On The Border gold album. (does this qualify for Cool Story Bro consideration?)
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Dennis Franklin||
....you always remember your first
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Ticket to Pittsburgh....||
A guy arrived at his assigned seat on a flight to Pittsburgh and took a double-take when he saw who was in the seat next to his. It turns out that both guys had matching black eyes.
1st guy: "Boy, this is really wierd!"
1st guy: "Well, it was pretty strange. I was in line to get my ticket for this flight and the woman working the counter was mesmerizing. She was extremely beautiful!. She asked, 'How can I help you?' WHAT I MEANT TO SAY was 'I need a ticket to Pittsburgh, please." BUT WHAT CAME OUT OF MY MOUTH was 'I need a picket to Titsburgh!'"
"She didn't appreciate my Freudian Slip and hauled off and gave me this shiner.
2nd guy: "That's unbelievable! Almost, ALMOST the EXACT THING happened to me!"
1st guy: "Really? The woman at the counter smacked you too?"
2nd guy: "No, but our experiences were very similar. I was having breakfast with my wife this morning. WHAT I MEANT TO SAY was 'Poopsie, would you please pass the Post Toasties?' BUT WHAT CAME OUT OF MY MOUTH was "YOU FUCKING BITCH!!! YOU RUINED MY LIFE!!'"
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Jack & Vernors...||
...watching the US Open.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||In the mid 70s and 80s...||
....everyone went with white shoes except Michigan, Penn State and USC. Even schools like Alabama, Texas and Notre Dame, schools steeped in "old school" football traditions, went with the white shoes trend of that time.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Definitely White Socks....||
....for both Home & Road. I never liked the blue socks - I felt that we lost an important aspect of our traditional uniform (like the black shoes) that distinquished us from everyone else.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Heading down to Reds Opening Day...||
....this afternoon. Pirates @ Reds, First Pitch at 4:10. Cincinnati used to be THE Opening Day event for MLB and is practically a local holiday. They have a pre-game parade that goes thru town that has a decidely All American small town feel. Should be a fun, beer-filled day.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Second that...||
.....along with a fine selection of beers and cocktails
|2 years 4 days ago||Great Topic....||
...in no particular order:
|2 years 4 weeks ago||My first Friday Posbang post....||
....Tighty Whitey Style!!
|2 years 4 weeks ago||Gotta admit the Home Unis also look great.....||
....with the classic white socks:
|2 years 4 weeks ago||How about we go full-on Classic Old School..||
...and bring back plain white socks ala Alabama and PSU:
|2 years 5 weeks ago||You can't drink all day....||
....if you don't start in the morning
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Rhinegeist Truth IPA||
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx||
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Jack Daniels & Vernors||
...and 100 Points!!!
|2 years 6 weeks ago||well played....||
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Agree...||
...I've lived in Cincinnati for 19 years (yikes!), and there's plenty of unnatural Buckeye love going on in the area. Our inner circle of neighborhood friends (~15 couples), almost all born and raised in Cincinnati, are ALL Buckeye Football fans. Curiously, maybe 1/3 actually attended OSU, with the rest going to schools like Dayton, Ohio U and Miami (NTM). All colleges with football teams, yet they are all diehard, Walmart Buckeyes. Attending last week's neighborhood Alabama/OSU party was insufferable. My only saving grace was a palpable curiosity and concern from everyone over HARBAUGH!!
|2 years 9 weeks ago||Tito's, highly recommended...||
....reasonably priced, award-winning and Made in America (Austin, TX)