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Jeff Gordon announces his retirement   I was absolutely stunned when I saw the report on that Jeff Gordon had announced his retirement from NASCAR at the end of the 2015 season. When the checkered flag drops at Homestead this coming November, regardless of who wins the Sprint Cup Championship, the racing world will…

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I’m Just Wondering Here, Clive….

Andy Townsend

“I’m just wondering here, Clive….shouldn’t he have just quit blogging already?”   You might have been counting your blessings as the memories (such as they might be) of too many cups of wassail flicker out like the  Christmas lights torn down on the stroke of Twelfth Night. After all, it’s 33% into the first month…

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It’s Talladega, Baby!! Spring 2014 CUTE Moe Edition

Tits at Talladega

It’s Talladega, Baby!! And you know what THAT means….!!!   Actually, this time, you don’t know what that means. Let me explain. The word moe (pronounced mo-é) is a Japanese word that means, well….it means a lot of different things rolled into one. Elements of cuteness, vulnerability, embarrasment, adorableness, sweetness, all rolled into one. For example,…

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F1 vs. NASCAR, part 1 Version 2.0.23

This, again….   Where do I start. First there’s Eddie Gossage, the aforementioned President of the Texas Motor Speedway, barking out of his ass about Formula 1. Then, there’s Tony Stewart’s partner in Insanity, Gene Haas, who’s fixin’ to club his way ((pun somewhat, but not really, intended)) into Formula 1 with a brave new…

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Das Ist MEIN On-Line Schwermut-Tagebuch!!

This is MY online sadness diary!!   A local politician asked me the other day about the writing here. He had been under the impression for quite sometime that perhaps I was grabbing or aggregating it from somewhere else. He had been skipping over the writing without realizing it was mine, every last word, typed…

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El Clásico Part 1: Girls In Pajamas

Boston 4      St. Louis 5   I didn’t know what Boston 3rd baseman Will Middlebrooks was thinking at the time, lifting his legs as Allen Craig stumbled home. It looked very much like he was intentionally trying to trip him. Craig had got on base with a double to left field that drove…

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The Last Man To Walk On Mars

Andrey Arshavin fans await his return to Russia…   Eugene Cernin, for those of you keeping score, was the last man to walk on the Moon. As for the last one to walk on Mars, well, the jury is still out. But in the meantime, Andrey Arshavin is heading back to Russia, to his old…

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Do Not Disturb!!

Chelsea 2     Benfica 1 Sunderland 0     Tottenham 0 Chelsea 2     Wigan 1 I have to hand it to Tottenham, and be thankful, for without them, I would NEVER get caught up on my sleep. This is the 2nd Saturday in the last 3 that I was able to get the sleep I need,…

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Sound O’ Sleep

girls in pajamas

    Chelsea 0     Tottenham 0 I was up this morning a LOT earlier than THESE lads were to watch this here in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin…Troll Capitol of the World. I settled into my recliner with a cup of coffee close at hand…and was soon lulled off into a nap…an extra 2 hours…

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The 5:00 Hour

Ron Hornaday

“I hope yer good and satisfied, Mr. Kyle Busch….” It’s the end of the year when the amateurs come out to drink like the pros. And of course, we all know THAT’S going to end badly. So why bother. Just because it’s the end of the year? Big deal. It was the end of the…

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Plough For The Lords Who Lay Ye Low

10 men went to mow a meadow

Manchester United 2     Chelsea 1 Manchester United wins 3-1 on aggregate If 10 Men Want To Mow A Meadow, the meadow must first be properly ploughed and planted. And it seemed, of course, that it was. Then, it must be tended with care but not meddled with….that is if not the first principle…

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The Disappearance Of Kimi Räikkönen

Kimi Räikkönen

As I write this, the racing season has begun in earnest. The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is swirling by on lap 19 with 23+ hours to go and the Flying Lizard Motorsports DP car driven at the moment by Jorg Bergmeister is in the lead. This is the race that for me marks the…

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Just A Moment

Chelsea FC bad moment

Chelsea 2     Blackburn Rovers 0 It was just a moment, in a descending series of moments. But it seemed to last forever….a moment that would never end. In a behavioral sense of the word, moment is more or less intended to be quick, finite and have temporal short duration, as in “May I have a…