Category Archives: Sports

Joan’s Farrier

Ain’t everybody cut out to be Joan of Arc. The old proverb goes something like this: For want of a nail… For want of a fastener, the buffer between soft feet and rough terrain came aloose and emperilled the mission. … Continue reading

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Fastest, Shortest, or Easiest?

I’ll take SAFEST for $200, Siri. Every travel meet is an adventure, where we weave our way through streets peppered with pawn shops and payday loan places, all with bars on the windows. But neither snow nor rain nor heat … Continue reading

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Mean Reversion

There’s this theory called mean reversion and it more or less boils down this: things move to the middle. It’s an old idea– what goes up must come down. Yesterday LSU fired Les Miles. As much as his rote play-calling … Continue reading

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Exit 20

Me and 2/3 of the sports parents in Louisiana spent our weekend in Lake Charles. I was crammed into the over-chlorinated Sulphur Parks & Recreation Facility with approximately 60 billion other people. Not sure who was left in this hemisphere … Continue reading

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99 Problems

Love that Jay-Z song. I probably shouldn’t since he uses such a pejorative term for women, but doing what I shouldn’t has gotten me where I am today. It’s tempting, when you feel as embattled as the inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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Discontinued

There’s got to be a balance between continuous improvement and stability. I’m all for modern conveniences and luxuries, but GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY! How much innovation can there be in lip gloss? It’s tinted, shiny and maybe sparkly. Not rocket … Continue reading

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Octopus Wrestling

I’ve got lots of experience in this field, but no Grand Champion Reserve Blue Ribbons to show for all my years of effort. I haven’t won any medals for all my cat herding, either. This morning I got to wondering– … Continue reading

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