Batten down the hatches, Texas, Hurricane Alex is coming. Possibly a Category 2 by landfall. Not pleasant.
From the Green Bay Press Gazette: Brett Favre retires. A whole section of that publication devoted to it. I shudder at the thought of what the residents of Green Bay will do if Brett leads the Vikings to another sweep of the Packers this season, which is a distinct possibility.
A new kind of gamesmanship. I love it. Must have cost a fortune. Would love to hear an honest reaction from someone in the Colts organization about the impact. I already know what the official reaction is. No impact or no comment.
71 days until football season ...
About today's QOTD: I know a lot of people are offering help for the BP oil leak and coordination is essential so I only have this to say to the bureaucrats in charge of this emergency: Pick up the pace, please.
5 song iTune shuffle from the CrabAppleLane Five Star playlist starting with "S" :
- Sad Lisa - Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman
- Ship Of Fools - Robert Plant - Now And Zen
- Silvertown Blues - Mark Knopfler - Sailing To Philadelphia
- Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson - Smells Like Children
- Stealin' - Uriah Heap - Sweet Freedom
We’re waiting for people in Washington to agree with people in Robert, La., that it’s OK to talk to a guy in Houma (La.) to tell people in Baton Rouge that’s it’s OK to do something down on Dauphin Island — or wherever. Pick your spot
Ralph Portier, Environmental biologist at Louisiana State University
Quote from said blog: "This poor woman hasn't a thought in her head that doesn't involve one of her sons. I feel certain that it's an easier character to grasp if the viewer is a son, and that's just not me."
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