A long, long time ago, my dad once said that Thanksgiving was his favorite holiday. Being young and not yet refined, of course, my brother and I were befuddled. Thanksgiving was just dinner and passing out with football in the background, and of course, a couple days off. But there was no real buildup, no […]
Cereal Fail, originally uploaded by Jared W. Smith. A little comic relief for your Thursday — this is most decidedly NOT cereal.
So yeah. It’s cold outside, in case you haven’t noticed. Consider today’s numbers at the College of Charleston’s weather station — the temperature was only above 50 for a short time past midnight — we didn’t get back there. Temperatures are freefalling into the 30s at the time of this writing (roughly 9:30 PM) and […]
This is depressing. The Padres have withdrawn their contract offer to Trevor Hoffman, effectively ending his time in San Diego and apparently on very lousy terms. This isn’t the way it was supposed to happen, not in the slightest — Hoffy was supposed to end his career as a Padre, in triumph, with the blare […]
It’s that time of year — the final stretch into the exam period and the end of the semester (and, for me, the long-awaited end to my college career). So, expect relative silence on the blog and in my social media space for a while. I’ll try to come up for air on weekends. (I […]
I never thought I would see something like this so soon in my lifetime. Being an optimist, I was sure I’d see it maybe when I was 40 or 50, but 24? Incredible. There will be more to write in the days ahead. For now, though, silence. And sleep. And rejoicing in the end of […]
Editor’s note: I’m writing this from the BlackBerry. There may be related typographical errors; apologies in advance. I’m on location at Mellow Mushroom downtown tonight, ringing in November after a reasonably successful Halloween. It’s amazing we’re so close to 2009. It’s amazing that next week, some sort of history will be made: We’ll have elected […]