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|9 hours 32 min ago||Factories||
I'm pretty sure that all of Nike's factories are overseas. Corporate headquarters are in Beaverton, Oregon; all manufacturing is done offshore due to lower labor costs which offset the transportation costs.
|2 days 7 hours ago||And,||
That's mansome with a skinny M: #Mansome.
|2 days 7 hours ago||mansome||
Start adding #mansome to in-game tweets and you'll have a new entry in the thesaurus faster than you can say "starchitect."
|3 days 15 hours ago||Happy Birthday WD !!||
Thanks for your contribution to UM fandom.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Damn, that's too bad.||
Every parent's nightmare, so sad.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Sooners didn't make the cut,||
but Oklahoma State did !?! Makes me think Oklahoma didn't offer.
|1 week 11 hours ago||WWJW||
What Would Jesus Wear.
|1 week 2 days ago||More poetry,||
I wish I had read more poetry, especially Robert Frost.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Pedagogical challenge!||
You can’t teach his length his length ...
But if anyone can, Harbaugh can.
|3 weeks 7 hours ago||Great series.||
Mickey Lolich went 3-0 (all complete games) to earn MVP. Denny McLain, 31-6 in the regular season, was 1-2 with Tigers scoring only 1 run in the two losses (and 13 runs in the game 6 win).
Bob Gibson was unreal on the mound for the cards until he and Lolich met in game 7.
|3 weeks 8 hours ago||Oh that fumble!||
He had the yardage for the first down, Michigan could have run out the clock.
|3 weeks 8 hours ago||Ouch.||
That one still hurts, although wins in '96 and '97 helped.
|3 weeks 8 hours ago||1960 World Series||
Bill Mazeroski's homerun in the bottom of the 9th to win game 7 and the series from those arrogant Yankees. Now we'd call it a walk-off homer, but that phase was still in the future 56 years ago.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||MSU will continue to have "sway"||
as long as Mark Hollis heads up the MSU Athletic Dept. But that's just my opinion.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||Agree on geographic diversity;||
follow up the satellite camp visits with a road trip & you have compelling experiences. Of course, you have to win the games ...
|5 weeks 1 day ago||But,||
they have the naked bootleg covered ...
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I've heard this,||
and the ankle can make you more likely to develop shingles later in life.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||“That would’ve killed a lesser man”||
I believe that's a direct quote from Bo, though I can't recall the context just now.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Wendell Barnhouse||
25 years at the Star-Telegram; now just one of the former mainstream sports journalists circling the drain ...
.. so he starts writing fiction in a garbled, nonsensical fashion.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Thank-you, softball women!||
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Mussberger ...||
at his most annoying: "You're looking *LIVE* at the Los Angeles Coliseum ..."
How does he know I haven't taped the game?
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Don't give up on that dream ...|
|9 weeks 2 days ago||re: Retiring in Pacific NW||
Oregon has no sales tax, so it depends more heavily on its income and property taxes. Makes it tough on retirees, many of whom limit purchases but can't avoid the two primary forms of taxation. Washington state has sales tax and lower income and property taxes.
On the other hand, having lived in Oregon since 1980, I must say the quality of life is fantastic.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Blue Angels?||
|9 weeks 2 days ago||re: The Mad Hatter's business name||
Ten years ago, we had someone come out to sweep our chimney from "The Mad Hatter Chimney Sweeping." When I looked them up five years ago, they had changed the name to "The Happy Hatter Chimney Sweeping", with the tagline "We're not mad anymore." When I asked the reason for the change, I was told that:
a) many prospective customers were not familiar with Alice in Wonderland
b) some prospective customers were put off by the reference to mental illness
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Agree, tough standard.||
And given that UMich now has the best coach it could have, I have moved on and pardoned Mr. Herbstreit.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Hmmmm,||
stuck at a wedding with Buckeyes I'd guess my conversations would be based on the question of how a team with 5 first round NFL picks (12 overall) lost in their own stadium to MSU?
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Hmmmm,||
"Park Free in Rear" : with a draw like that it must have been crowded, and interesting.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||First United Methodist||
at the corner of State & Huron. That's where my aunt and uncle were married in 1956; I was ring bearer.
It was only later that we all learned about an extra guest, former UM student Cheng Lim, who was hiding in the church to avoid facing his family in Singapore. http://aapd.aadl.org/aapd/truecrimes/5-5
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Paper Route||
Late sixties in Allentown, PA. I had an evening route for the first year, which really cut into my after-school schedule. Lots of walking because about 15% of the houses took the evening paper in 1965 (TV news was having an impact).
Switched to a morning route the for four years, not as much walking because the morning paper was much more popular, probably about 70% saturation. I loved reading the paper at 6:00 AM while the streets were quiet, especially in spring, summer and fall.
Going door-to-door to collect ~$2.50 per fortnight ($1.92 for the evening paper) was part of the job, too. Once every two weeks, I'd walk downtown to pay for my papers; there were two excellent pinball opportunities along the way ...