Jamarcus Russell, the emt-like lovable kid from Birmingham, who was reared by his grandmother *, kept off the streets, and chose an honorable way up and out, was chosen as the #1 pick by the Raiders. Al Davis loves winners. JR, we're proud of you, and proud for you. You're an instant multi-zillionaire with access to the attention of all the girls you desire, whether or not they are related to Fats Domino. But, as I am sure you will, remember your grandmother. Make sure she's the envy of Terry Saban, in the new house you will have constructed for her, one which I am sure will blot out the sun from the rest of Alabama. Don't worry about those guys who do the Extreme Makeover show, get real men like Norm (Abrams), Tom Silva, David Marks, Steve Thomas, and the rest of those guys who do the great shows on HGTV & PBS - ones who really know how to get their hands dirty, but keep their shops clean.
30 April, 2007
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24 April, 2007
I happened to see a link for posting things via Blogger, and darned if it don't work. Now, after lots of consternation over getting more time to blog, this "old dog" has learned a new trick.
Now to fix the rest of my life.
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In 1976, British television viewers joined an England-West Indies cricket match at the Oval in the middle of an over. Michael Holding was bowling to Peter Willey. Noted commentator Brian Johnston helpfully described the scene: "The bowler's Holding," he observed, "the batsman's Willey." The picture to the left is in honor of Michael Holding, the bowler.