Sports

The Minneapolis Miracle

By now you’ve all seen it, right? Last night’s last ditch pass from Vikings quarterback Case Keenum to wide receiver Stefon Diggs, resulting in a game-winning touchdown in the last 10 seconds of the game. Watch it here: And again here: And this one, for good measure: They’re calling it historic, legendary, the Minneapolis Miracle.…

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Catch-up confessions

Forgive me, readers, for I have sinned.  It’s been 7 days since my last blog post. But maybe you’ll have mercy if I tell you that plenty of life has been going down around these parts. For starters, my friend Carl (SHOUT OUT) came to Colorado to visit, and stayed at the Hooker House for…

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Friday fun facts

What do you do when it’s Friday, and you have no real brain space or time, but you still want to say things? You just say them.  All in a row. Like this… I got a haircut.  No more mermaid hair – although, correspondingly, no more dead head. If you have ever prayed, “Dear God,…

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A short post consisting entirely of baseball-related idioms

I’m far from a major leaguer, but I don’t think I’m off base in saying that today I’m throwing you a curveball. This may come out of left field, but today, I’m in a bit of a pickle. It seems that the Natural me is taking a rain check, so screwball me is pinch hitting. …

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Vexillology

It’s finally here: 08.08.08. How cute. If I were the marrying kind, perhaps I would choose to have a wedding on this oh-so-memorable date. But you know, I’ve always loved October. Maybe I should shoot for a wedding on 10.10.10. It’s a Sunday. Consider this my save the date – groom to be interpolated later.…

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And just like that…

… all of my wildest underdog Disney sports movie dreams came crashing down.

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Bracket racket, and "2"

Yesterday was momentous, as I filled out my first-ever March Madness bracket. The night before this happened, I was on the phone with Graham, asking, “So, this whole March Madness thing? Is it basketball? Why is it ‘madness’? Who plays? Everyone? And then each team that wins plays another team? Until one team wins the…

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