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Tim in Huntsville
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|1 week 3 days ago||Early 90's||
I remember the first time I was able to exchange email with an old high school friend who worked at Motorola. My company only connected to the Internet to exchange email once a day and, in those days, you had to know the path of computers the email would take. In my case, the mail address to my friend was something like:
I also remember seeing and using one of the first beta versions of Mosaic (which later become Netscape)..
|19 weeks 6 days ago||I think||
I *think* Malzahn spent a year as the HC at Arkansas State...
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Frank Clark||
Frank is one hell of a football player. I hope he decides to move forward in a positive way and that someday he becomes one hell of a man.
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Never||
I have never been a big science fiction fan..
|27 weeks 6 days ago||The Leaders and the Best||
Notice that 'Leaders' comes first; perhaps this is the type of development the football team needed to take the amount of talent they have and focus it on winning games.
|29 weeks 5 hours ago||Sure||
Sure, if that means I could be 20 again..
|29 weeks 5 hours ago||The 4 F's||
|31 weeks 2 days ago||I wish..||
I wish I could flyover in my 210; the FAA frowns on that kind of stuff! <BigGrin>
FWIW, I have flown in a P-51 and it was definitely a cool experience; there is a good chance I may get to fly in it again next Saturday (in California though)..
|33 weeks 18 hours ago||Your post||
Your post broke the rules
Must have seven syllables
Speaking strange today
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Not a big deal..||
Not a big deal to me either way.. On the other hand, Lemonade is good food!
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Trivial||
So my wife went to high school with Julianne Moore at the Frankfort American School (and were both captain of the cheerleader squad, homecoming queen, etc in their respective senior year). They even competed for the same football player, Mark Simmerlee, and, of course, my wife beat out Julianne..
So, what does that all mean? In the 25 years since she met me, she has become a die-hard Michigan fan.. Also, lucky me! <BigGrin>
|41 weeks 4 days ago||It's the shoes||
Perhaps it is just due to the fact that they are wearing Nike?
|44 weeks 3 days 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?"
|1 year 4 weeks 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.
|1 year 5 weeks 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).
|1 year 8 weeks 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..
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Confirm BTN2Go Stream||
I am watching here in my office in Alabama on BTN2Go..
|1 year 20 weeks 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.
|1 year 21 weeks 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..
|1 year 21 weeks 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..
|1 year 21 weeks 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.
|1 year 25 weeks 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.
|1 year 29 weeks 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?
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Sit||
I sit on my ass
|1 year 32 weeks 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.
|1 year 32 weeks 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!)
|1 year 33 weeks 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.
|1 year 34 weeks 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.
|1 year 34 weeks 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 38 weeks 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.