Archive for the Sports Category

After Eight Mint and Coca-Cola

According to a small town in Germany that is getting ready for World Cup mania which starts next month, the smell most identified with the English is After Eight mint. I’m sure this is news to most English people. Same for the smell that’s associated with America — that being Coca-Cola. Btw, does Coca-Cola even have a smell? If it does, it must be pretty faint as I’ve never really noticed one. Then again, maybe my smell sense isn’t as sharp as it should be, plus I really don’t drink that much coke. Why England’s team is in mint condition […]

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They Won!

They Won! They Won! My beloved Boston Red Sox has clinched the World Series. Goodness! I thought this day would never come!!!! So mega congratulations to everyone within the Red Sox organization. And to the fans out there in Boston, let’s show the rest of the world that we can celebrate with class.

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Go! Boston! Go!

I grew up in Boston so I have always been a fan of the Boston Red Sox. Oh sure, since I moved to Chicago about 10 years ago I started rooting for the Cubbies, but that’s because the teams are so much alike that it was hard not to adopt them. In any event, two nights ago, I was once again ready to write the Boston Red Sox off for the season. But not anymore. Their performance during those last two games shows that they really really want to win. So here’s wishing them the best of luck tonight!

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Extreme Ironing

Extreme Ironing: The latest danger sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well pressed shirt. Are these people for real? Thinking these folks have way too much time on their hands.

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Go Patriots

Having grown up in Boston, I remember well all those years when the New England Patriots just couldn’t get it together. And oh, how could I forget Super Bowl XX. Ironic that I now live in Chicago who has a sucky team. In any event, those were some sad days. So here’s wishing the the Patriots well in the Super Bowl. Let me also say that it makes me proud to know that a Michigan graduate (Tom Brady) has the chance to lead the team to their 2nd Super Bowl victory in 3 years. Btw, was supposed to be going […]

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