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|15 hours 28 min ago||If this is how fans feel||
If this is how fans feel about their 5-0 defending national champions, I can only imagine how things are going among the University of Texas fan base.
|5 days 2 hours ago||Flying out this afternoon for||
Flying out this afternoon for a four day golf weekend in Myrtle Beach with a bunch of buddies from school. This weather forecast is uninspiring.
|1 week 19 hours ago||Michigan's offense may not||
Michigan's offense may not face a better defense all year than the one they have to practice against every day.
|1 week 5 days ago||Yogi's career||
Yogi's career statistics:
1950: 597 ABs, 28 HRs, 124 RBIs, .322 BA, 12 strikeouts.
"I never play a game without my man." -- Casey Stengel
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I suspect OSU won't cover||
I suspect OSU won't cover versus NIU.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Obligatory ...||
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Sidenote||
Should mention that seven women who worked at my client, Scholastic Books, lost their husbands that morning.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I'm still amazed how quickly||
I'm still amazed how quickly soldiers in Humvees showed up in lower Manhattan. Made me feel secure and insecure all at once.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Another memory ...||
For maybe 72 hours, teams of doctors and nurses stood vigil around-the-clock outside the ER entrance at St. Vincents Hospital, awaiting the injured -- who never arrived.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Well ...||
It was a gorgeous day in Manhattan, and I went for a run in Central Park before heading down to my consulting gig at Scholastic Books, which is at Broadway and Prince in SoHo.
When I got down to Scholastic, one of the Accenture consultants walked into our office and said, "I think a plane may have just crashed. I've never heard a jet fly so low and loud over Manhattan before."
A moment later, my wife called and said a plane had just hit the the World Trade Center. We all immediately jumped in the elevator and headed up to the roof -- which has a large glass "greenhouse" structure enclosing the cafeteria. From that vantage point, the World Trade Center basically filled the sky.
As we got off the elevator, we heard everyone in the cafeteria suddenly scream. The second plane had just hit from the south, and the sky was a giant fireball. At the time, we had no idea it was actually a second plane because it had approached from the opposite side of the WTC and was obscured by the building. Everyone had immediately assumed the first plane hitting was just some kind of horrible accident, and thought that the second explosion was somehow triggered by debris from the original plane. We soon heard on the radio that it was a terrorist attack, that another plane had just hit the Pentagon, and that there were as many as eight planes still unaccounted for.
NYC quickly shutdown the subways, the tunnels, and all the bridges except for outbound on the George Washington -- and the Brooklyn Bridge for pedestrians. Manhattan rapidly became a kind of fortress.
Way too many stories to tell about that day, but maybe the craziest thing was waking up in my hotel at around 8am the next morning -- I was staying at the Renaissance in Times Square -- looking out the window, and seeing a completely deserted Times Square. No cars, taxis, buses, or pedestrians -- like a scene out of I Am Legend, or something. Nuts.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||On a semi-related note ...||
On a semi-related note, The BTN2Go app now works with Chromecast.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||TOUCHDOWN!||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Jake Rudolph||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'm with you so far ...||
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||Plus, his salary is endowed,||
Plus, his salary is endowed, no?
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||I wish you'd typed "Palindrone"||
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||All the TEs.||
All the TEs.
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||It will be released ...||
... when the black smoke rising from Schembechler Hall's chimney turns white.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||My expectations are||
My expectations are definitely higher than 6-7 wins. Maybe I'm overly optimistic, but after re-watching some of our losses from last year, it seems to me that even small improvements in a couple of key areas would have had a good chance of changing the outcome in several of those losses.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Those are going to look great||
Those are going to look great with big blue scrapes all over them.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||"I HATE SPUNK"||
"I HATE SPUNK"
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Argh, too slow.||
Argh, too slow.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I'm filled with excitement unknown to mankind||
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I've considered trying to||
I've considered trying to make one of these but I never know where to find the video footage.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Also ...||
Years ago I played pick-up hoops with Billy Donovan a few times during his brief stint with the Knicks.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Pastis||
The entire cast of the Sopranos, Ian McKellen, Sandra Bullock -- all at Pastis in NYC.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Rumor||
Michigan scoreboard to now display scores and statistics in hexadecimal format.
|8 weeks 15 hours ago||Maybe he's playing QB now.||
Maybe he's playing QB now.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||What has been seen cannot be||
What has been seen cannot be unseen.