Tag Archives: Alabama

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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Crying For Me

A year ago tomorrow I woke up early, looking forward to the LSU vs. Alabama game. The crisp fall air made it the perfect day for gumbo and by noon I had nearly passed outĀ from anticipation. This year it’s hot … Continue reading

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Outside the Box

As I sat on the sofa consuming copious quantities of real cheese-flavored snack crackers and watching the 2nd quarter of the Denver Broncos game, I pondered the great mysteries of life. Does Timmy ever get to eat an entire big, … Continue reading

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