A Cry for Help, or Who Gives a Sheet?

Tweet If you can’t figure out how to get the bottom sheet in place, have you hit bottom?   As a kid, I always appreciated the little tag at the back of my T-shirts because they prevented me from putting the shirts on backward.  Even now, as I enter my dotage, I find those little tags or silk screen markings extremely helpful.  The thought entered my head as I attempted…

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Here’s Hoping a Kinder, Better Nation Blossoms in 2019

Tweet I like when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fucking heroic.” George Carlin   We live in vulgar times. A growing presence of vulgarity reveals itself in quotes like the one above. George Carlin’s observation about flowers fighting their way through concrete made me think, but I also was a bit turned off by the gratuitous use of…

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Only 12 QB’s Had Quality NFL Starts in Week 13

Tweet How did Aaron Rodgers and the Packers lose to Josh Rosen and the Cardinals? Assuming a full schedule, thirty-two quarterbacks start in the NFL on Sunday, and sixteen will end up winners.  Sometimes good quarterbacks play well and lose, and sometimes bad quarterbacks play badly and win. In week thirteen only twelve of the thirty-two starters managed to make quality starts. A quality start consists of completing 60% or…

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