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I’m Ready For My Close-Up!

You will not be shocked to learn that I am a daily reader of Paul Lukas’ excellent website Uni Watch.  I’ve occasionally sent him- or his staff- items of uni-centric … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Odds & Ends: Long Live The King

Sometimes the stories just write themselves:  “Former Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been ordered to pay an Elvis impersonator £196,000 in damages for head-butting him in a Dublin nightclub.”  If … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Exact Time And Place Of My Death

  Sometime around 11:00am at Fort Campbell in Woodlawn, TN on September 23, 2017 It was nice knowing all of you.  

February 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Silence Makes The Memory Loud

Jean Carmichael Livingston Mitchell May 17, 1925 – February 14, 2006 Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother Bellshill  ML4 1AQ An honest woman here lies at rest,  As e’er God with His … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The 2017 New England Revolution Secondary Kit

  Color me…”pleasantly surprised.” I’m going to call this new kit (the shorts are red with white stripes, the socks white with red stripes) “simple” (in the best possible way) … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

He Deserved Better

I have supported Ross County F.C. for the better part of two decades now and I can probably count on one hand the number of missteps the club has made during … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Welcome to New England, Benjamin Angoua!

Honestly, in the age of the interwebs why do clubs even try to keep their signings secret?  I understand if the player isn’t under contract yet, but barring that, what’s … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment