Tim in Huntsville
- Member for
- 3 years 38 weeks
|3 weeks 1 day ago||It's the shoes||
Perhaps it is just due to the fact that they are wearing Nike?
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Thrift Shop||
I flew into Seattle yesterday (of course I was wearing my 'Michigan Football' T-Shirt.. I ran into a guy wearing an Ohio State T-Shirt and, in light of Seattle being the home of Macklemore, I asked the Ohio State fan about his shirt:
"Pick that up at a thrift shop?"
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Mirror||
I am sure someone with intelligence arranged the letters that way so, if the wearer forgets how to spell it, they can just look in the mirror.
|19 weeks 20 hours ago||I am not a computer networking guy, but||
When I was in Switzerland a couple of months ago, I went on wifi at the hotel and connected my laptop to my corporate portal here in the US via VPN. I was then seen by the network as being 'US-based' and could hit all of the normal online sites via my cable provider (Comcast).
|22 weeks 3 days ago||It worked for me||
It worked for me for the first 30 minutes as, here in Huntsville, AL, the game was preempted by *church* services on the local CBS affiliate..
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Confirm BTN2Go Stream||
I am watching here in my office in Alabama on BTN2Go..
|34 weeks 2 days ago||CBS||
CBS featured the kid and his story on both the Friday night news *and* rehashed it on their 'Sunday Morning' show, but they failed to mention that he was attending 'The Game' as the guest of Brady Hoke.
I hope the kid continues his recovery and leads a long and happy life.. Happy except, of course, on one specific Saturday every year.
|35 weeks 1 day ago||I believe..||
I believe in our team and I am sure that, after all of the work they put in, they are more disappointed than those of us who are merely fans. I hurt terribly when our team isn't dominant; they will be dominant in the future.
If anyone on the team is reading this, good luck on Saturday, play hard, and we will all be cheering you on..
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Thank you!||
We may all ebb and flow with the success of a particular game (or even a single possession), but that justs shows our own little bouts of insanity.
After the game Saturday, I had to go to the store here in Alabama and I *wasn't* in a good place. As I was going into the store, trying to avoid eye contact with anyone and wearing, of course, a Michigan sweatshirt, a girl said to me, "I like your shirt!". Perhaps she was from back home or otherwise a Michigan fan, and she probably didn't know of my temporary, self-imposed insanity, but it did put things into perspective. This is one season, not a lifetime. Go Blue..
|35 weeks 4 days ago||We have talent on offense||
We have talent on offense, but I can't quite put my finger on why they seem so uncoordinated. At times, they seem to behave like those players from those old electric, vibrating football games.
|38 weeks 6 days ago||Michigan is home..||
Michigan is home to me; nevermind that I actually went to CMU. I thought at one time that I may want to come to Ann Arbor for a grad degree, but with a CPA certificate and my own software company, I don't really need it.
I did, however, send 2 or my 3 kids to school in Ann Arbor (and the other one may end up there eventually)..
I have been a fan since back when we used to watch Rick Leach play, then get inspired to go out and knock the living crap out of each other playing sandlot football, and I will always be a fan.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||I remember||
I remember that game well.. I was watching in a hotel room in Key West and was bumming big time until the 4th quarter. The rest of that vacation was great but tiring (partying until all hours of the morning followed by a couple hours sleep and then 8 am activities with our kids).
BTW, why don't we throw out patterns like that anymore?
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Sit||
I sit on my ass
|46 weeks 1 day ago||Outsiders||
Perhaps the name 'Outsiders' comes from their rankings being 'Outside the Normal Distribution'?
It sort of reminds me of one of my sons who, from my perspective, has the belief that "Physics doesn't apply to him". On the other hand, he is extremely smart, so maybe his way of looking at things 'sideways' will lead to a great invention, maybe even the world's next great energy source. Certainly the odds of that don't fall into middle of any kind of normal distribution.
|46 weeks 5 days ago||Shutout||
Josh Furman goes all JMFR-Kovacs on Tommy Rees.. It is easy to win when the opponent doesn't score.
Wish I could be there again this week, but my Dad is going (to only his second game ever!)
|47 weeks 2 days ago||Get well Soon||
Best of wishes to Drake for a full and speedy recovery. I was excited to see what he could do on the field and saw short glimpses of it on Saturday.
|47 weeks 6 days ago||Shutout||
If the other team doesn't score, it is impossible to lose. I hope to see that happen.
Why 47? I also like prime numbers..
Also, we are flying (or driving) up from Alabama for, among other things, the game so I hope I don't get rained on, nor do I hope for a sunburn. Sometimes there is just no pleasing me.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||I didn't realize||
I didn't realize College Gameday was on.. Thank you to the OP!
It looks like I will miss College Gameday next week as we are planning to get the plane out of the hangar and head to Ann Arbor! It looks like I will be tailgating at Hoover and Greene!
|1 year 16 hours ago||The Red in Summer; Chatty, Alabama or NC in the winter||
The Red has enough climbing to keep you occupied for a long time, but continue on down I-75 for a few more hours in the winter and hit Chattanooga, especially for winter climbing.
The Tennessee Wall (T-Wall) has tons of great trad and some sport, but is sometimes subject to hunting closures (check out the Southeastern Climbers Coalition ("SCC") board (seclimbers.org) for dates. Foster Falls has a large variety of easy/hard/trad/sport routes and a cool waterfall to boot; the camping at Fosters has facilities (i.e. showers) that make it easier. In summer, check out Sunset at the point of Lookout Mountain. One of my employees moved to Chattanooga as the climbing is better.
North Carolina has more multi-pitch at places like Looking Glass.
Alabama has a variety of crags. If you are a hardman, the Little River Canyon near Ft Payne has about 9 separate climbing areas that are almost completely sport routes that range from 5.9 (very few) to 5.14's. There are a healthy number of mid-11's and 12's there. Sand Rock is where I started climbing after moving to Alabama in 1990. I have been to Sand Rock probably about 500 times since then including this past Sunday. The SCC owns a primarily trad crag named Jamestown next to the Little River Canyon and Yellow Bluff which happens to be about 15 miles from my house (which is why I can't see myself moving back home to Michigan; I normally climb outdoors twice a week).
MGoMessage me if you decide to make a trip south to climb; I will show you around. Don't come during football season though; I don't climb on Saturdays in the fall.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||The new tradition should be 'Going Brady'||
I think we should all 'Go Brady', i.e. short sleeves, for the entire fourth quarter of all home games regardless of weather.. I kicked off the tradition this year for Iowa; it was freezing at the end of the game but I BELIEVE!
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Brady||
Brady Hoke will be in short sleeves. We should all honor him every game by having *every* fan in Michigan Stadium 'Go All Brady' - short sleeves regardless of the weather.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Make||
MAKE YOUR FREE THROWS.. Hopefully, JB sends all of these guys home for the summer with the assignment of shooting 10,000 free throws..
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Not Shaving the Beard||
I have this 5 month long beard that I had planned to shave; maybe I will do it tomorrow. The gray, though, is in the process of turning blue!
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Damn..||
My bracket had Michigan beating Wisconsin in the NCG.. The ultimate revenge.. In other news, this makes my day..
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Ashamed||
I, for one, am sorry they are ashamed to wear their MSU stuff to the game..
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Marvin Robinson||
I think Marvin has a chance to have a beast of a senior year (and I hope both he and Josh Furman play up this fall..)
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Go..||
|1 year 27 weeks ago||Could be me||
It could be me.. I am not a BCS head coach.
|1 year 27 weeks ago||I played for 7 or 8 years||
I played for 7 or 8 years. The funny thing is that I didn't play after freshman year in high school when I played running back at 90 pounds and literally got thrown around a bunch. After high school, though, I gained 6 inches in height and played at about 180 pounds. *That* was fun.
We hit every Sunday morning for 2 hours. One year, I played nose tackle and one of my friends was the center. As soon as he moved the ball, bam! Then we would get up and our stomachs hurt from laughing so hard.
I had to stop after a living in Alabama for a couple of years as I had transitioned to tailback, but it was really hard just showing up for the game and getting the timing on plays and handoffs right.
I wish I could play now (despite the fact that I will turn 53 this week).
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Big House!||
Yea! I made actually made it to a game this year and, as a tribute, went Brady in the 4th quarter. Lost the sweatshirts and went to a T-Shirt only (and convinced the girl next to me to do the same (Hi Carolyn!)..
I think Going Brady in the 4th quarter should become a tradition! Who is with me?
BTW, I met Thomas Rawls and Raymon Taylor walking back from the game. I am so jealous of those guys because I wish I would have had the opportunity to play Michigan football (I was too small and grew 6"/50 pounds after high school)..