An old friend (actually, my very first friend) called me to ask if I knew anything about our 20-year high school reunion. He made an interesting point that at the 10-year reunion almost no one was married or had kids and he’s sure that has now changed. All of that made me wonder about how much we’ve changed from previous generations as I’m sure most were married and had kids before their 10-year reunion.
There are lots of rumors of U2 playing the Apple event today but the Irish Times says it will only be an appearance and while the new album won’t be available for download, it can be streamed on the new device.
What will we discover first, the wreckage of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane or the reason why Ron Washington resigned?
CBS11’s lead story last night was on a sexual assault on the SMU campus. A female student stated a man with a knife grabbed her from behind as she was jogging near campus around 11:15 PM. WifeGeeding made a very valid point – don’t go jogging alone so late at night.
I’m surprised no one has mentioned the possibility of Jerry Jones signing Ray Rice when or if he becomes reinstated. I’m thinking if Michael Vick can make a comeback, there’s a path Rice can take that involves all sorts of community service and whatnot.
A lot of folks can’t stand Chris Berman, but he was doing play-by-play last night and wasn’t bad or irritating. But then again, I only listened for about ten minutes.
The only thing that I really wanted as a kid that I never got was a trampoline. Thanks to Craig’s List I found a great one for just $80, new ones run around $250-$300. WifeGeeding and I found it’s a great way to get the energy out of the kids when we are running on fumes. I do get a kick out of DogGeedingII jumping on it on his own to bounce with the kids.
I caught the Bear Grylls special with Deion Sanders that aired last night. Deion was hamming it up a bit too much and you could tell certain “spontaneous” things were planted. Other than that and seeing how Deion was overly promote Under Armor, it was okay. Several times Deion prayed in tongues, seriously.
There’s a new Auto Trader commercial with the original Bo and Luke Duke in the General Lee. John Schneider has held up much better than Tom Wopat.
I hope my criticism of June Jones didn’t cause him to resign yesterday. I’m sure he takes the comments of a chubby-half-Asian blogger seriously.
The one thing that has bugged me about the Frisco murder case is that the media will frequently mention that the Indian mother nodded yes when asked if she killed her son. What I’ve never heard mentioned is that certain Indian subcultures, nodding the head means no and left/right is yes, exactly opposite of what Americans are use to. I experienced this firsthand when I worked at Southwest and had to share a cube with an Indian who would do this all the time. At first it was frustrating, because I would be explaining something to him and he would shake his head left/right in agreement but I thought he was saying no. It wasn’t until another Indian coworker informed me that he was actually agreeing with me and that his culture’s head shaking is opposite from ours. Here’s a clip in which the Indian Consulate in NY brings it up during an interview with ‘The Daily Show’ and here’s a BBC News article about it.
Today’s dose of ‘MURICA – If you like firearms, cowgirls, pickups, and the outdoors, here’s some sexy wallpaper for your computer.
The shotgun formation was created in 1961 by a San Francisco 49ers, not to help the quarterback to throw, but to run. That coach later worked for Tom Landry who modified it for the passing game. I found all of that in this interesting Rick Gosselin article.