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|13 weeks 1 day ago||The "Enthusiasm Unknown To||
The "Enthusiasm Unknown To Mankind" collector's edition. Love it!!
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I was able to attend today.||
I was able to attend today. It was a nice event for Cass Tech and King since they won State championships this year. Coach Dantonio arrived first. When Coach Harbaugh arrived, he went right over to Dantonio to sit next to him and talk. They were moved to the center table set up in the picture.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||They did not have a long||
They did not have a long discussion today. She did a couple minutes with Harbaugh and Dantonio together.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Yep she announced that she||
Yep she announced that she was a former member of the Spartan dance team at the lunch today.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||Bill Barilko scored a goal||
Bill Barilko scored a goal
|23 weeks 6 days ago||I agree 100%. I've been to||
I agree 100%. I've been to spartan stadium several times with no issues. One time to ohio state and there was a problem. My behavior was actually better in Columbus but the outcome was worse (for the team and me).
|28 weeks 1 day ago||On our honeymoon on a small||
On our honeymoon on a small boat cruising around the Hawaiian islands. We were docked off of the Big Island. We had the only room with a television. So fucked up to have this as the main memory of our honeymoon but so thankful for our life together and sad for the families affected.
|29 weeks 6 days ago||We arrive at 6:30 for the||
We arrive at 6:30 for the first 4 or 5 games. As it gets later in the season we will wait until 7:30. Depending on the game we get in the stadium between 15 and 60 minutes before kick off. My cousin will never leave before the game ends. I am guilty of leaving a few minutes early on occasion depending on an assortment of factors.
|30 weeks 9 hours ago||Two of the things I missed||
Two of the things I missed the most while living in Shanghai for 4 years; Michigan football and The Hip. My wife and I talked about being able to see live Michigan games and a Hip concert upon return (we made 5 concerts over the years). I'm glad we are back and can go to the football games and saddened that I missed the Hip this summer. If Brian is referring to the December 2, 2000 show at Cobo, it was a great one. Compuware was having their formal annual party so their were people wandering around in Tuxedos and gowns while people like me were dressed much different. It was a long, strange night.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||I be like dang<br><br>Hackney's nuclear bomb||
I be like dang
|36 weeks 6 days ago||When my son was 4 we we're||
When my son was 4 we we're running nag late for work and school one morning. He asked my wife and then me to read a book with him but we both ignored him and went about our business. He was very polite about it the first couple of times. Then, he lifted the book over his head and at the top of his lungs yelled "I just want someone to read me this fucking book!" as he threw it across the room. My wife immediately said that was on her and read him the fucking book.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Got my first tat from Tramp||
Got my first tat from Tramp at Eternal in 1991. Of my 3, this one has stood the test of time the best. Victor Locke is also very good. He was operating out of Plymouth. Not sure if he is still there. I will be doing my fourth and final tat sometime in the next two years. When I lived in Oxford Ohio, I did an ankle wrap around maize and blue block MICHIGAN but honestly that was the worst artist of the three. I should have done that one in Michigan.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||I'm late to the party but||
I'm late to the party but here are a couple newer bands I'm listening to. Lewis Del Mar, The Suffers, and Little Scream. They've been around a bit now but for someone my age, Parquet Courts and their alter ego Parkay Quartz are new.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||We traveled the South Island||
We traveled the South Island this past December and I agree. I am lucky to have traveled to many of the places listed in this thread and they are all great but New Zealand's South Island is the most amazing place I've been. Whale watching, wine country, beaches by boat only, glaciers, etc. Koh Samui, Thailand is my favorite tropical location but there are a lot of good alternatives.
|42 weeks 3 days ago||Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas||
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
|42 weeks 3 days ago||Sometimes I can get the game||
Sometimes I can get the game tracker without VPN here in Shanghai but, yes, be prepared! There are a few sports bars that might carry the game. If you are staying at a hotel, you can have the concierge check for you. The Camel sports bar carries a lot of events. Good luck!
|48 weeks 6 days ago||Great song with haunting lyrics.||
Great song with haunting lyrics.
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Yes and you can say some of||
Yes and you can say some of the same about NCAA football. The NCAA is an awful organization. Bad leadership, bad policy, etc. I'll meet you with my torch and pitchfork!
|50 weeks 4 days ago||Same for me. I was||
Same for me. I was definitely my own worst enemy. Half of the classes my first two years were all the hardest because I was just trying to get by and have a good time. The one simple trick of just showing up to every class my last two years meant an incredible improvement. It is obvious after the fact but I wouldn't change anything. I enjoyed my time and learned a valuable lesson that has helped me in every endeavor since. Showing up is about 75% of the secret to success.
|51 weeks 2 days ago||I'm old school but I can appreciate that shit right there!||
I'm old school but I can appreciate that shit right there!
|52 weeks 13 hours ago||We are based in Shanghai so||
We are based in Shanghai so the flight is manageable although in the middle of the night. Can't wait!
|52 weeks 13 hours ago||Koh Samui, Thailand for 8||
Koh Samui, Thailand for 8 days beginning Friday. Looks like a cool place. The 3 kids and my wife love beaches and I love reading so I think everyone wins!
|1 year 11 weeks ago||I never had issues in Spartan||
I never had issues in Spartan stadium but I was usually with a mixed group of Sparty and Michigan fans.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Sunday<br><br>I can't beli<br><br>Help||
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Thank You Mr. Hackett I am so||
Thank You Mr. Hackett
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Interesting fact not||
Interesting fact not mentioned in the article is Shanghai Jiao Tong is a sister school with Michigan. It is one of the main schools the company I work for recruits from here in Shanghai. The students love that I graduated from Michigan.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||My SonI want my son to play||
|1 year 35 weeks ago||I was one of the many people||
I was one of the many people providing the show. I was back in the U.S. for two weeks and our friends have a place on Long Lake. My wife and kids are there right now while I work away in Shanghai. It was an awesome show. Last year might have been a little better though!
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Happy Father's Day to all.||
Happy Father's Day to all. It is already Sunday in my part of the world. Wife and kids traveled to Michigan for the summer last Thursday so I am solo today and it is a holiday (Dragon Boat Festival) in China tomorrow. Thinking I will go for a bike ride (depending on the pollution level), do a little work, sip some bourbon, and watch a couple movies. Maybe listen to Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment. A good day even though I miss the family.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Tailgating with Pat for every||
Tailgating with Pat for every sport. Welcome back Pat and Daquan.