Monthly Archives: October 2004

Last year, during the Superbowl, I committed an act of sports heresy. I began the game rooting for the Patriots, albeit without much interest. Halfway through, with the Carolina Panthers threatening, I changed my mind and hoped for an upset. … Continue reading

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Yesterday was our first required writing class at work. The instructor, who is a freelance reporter who until two years ago was on-air talent and a copywriter at a local radio station whose tagline is “Magic 106.7,” began with a … Continue reading

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My brother spent 10 days in Japan. Among the scenes of soothing rock gardens and glitzy skyscrapers, he photographed this.

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I’ve said it before: if you want to amuse yourself, place an ad somewhere and wait for the awful, awful resumes to pour in. We’re advertising for something, and the pouring has begun. It doesn’t matter what we’re hiring for, … Continue reading

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In baseball news, the Braves lose in the playoffs again. They should be required to beat some sort of spread to win that division ever again. From a friend in South Carolina who lives and dies by the Braves: Is … Continue reading

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Went to a great wedding this weekend. Man, do I love weddings. First you have excuse to have everyone you know stay in the same place for the weekend. Then there are the free dinners. Since we try to avoid … Continue reading

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