First Weekend Back? Derby Days

First off, I wish Everton had already played so I could use Dominic Calvert-Lewin's Black Lives Matter #9 shirt.  But this will have to do.  Full credit to the Premiership for taking on racial justice issues, with remarkable unity and moral clarity.  I am proud to support this League. OF COURSE in

Brandon Perna Kicks All The Derierre

Please, just watch/listen to this in full.  We really need him in Most Glorious Commentist Party! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yGH7iE1Yvc Perhaps the most important takeaway...LISTEN.  Just fucking listen to other humans when they are expressing real needs and concerns.  Also, my esteem for badass Donks safety Justin Simmons somehow went even higher. Kraut and Imaginary Footy

Wednesday Motivational – Die On Your Feet, Not On Your Knees

Someone close to me died recently.  Sadly, it was his choice.  And as best I can tell he made that choice because he didn't like himself.  Or thought other people didn't like him.  Either way, that sucks. He couldn't help it.  Intellectually I understand that.  Emotionally, I'm still pretty broken up. 

Wednesday Motivational – Please Do Whatever You Can

We're living in odd times right now.  This virus isn't going to be the end of mankind.  I promise.  But it has changed just about everyone's way of life.  At least for the time being. Restrictions on social interactions.  Restrictions on travel.  Nearly every sporting event cancelled or postponed. And school closings. When

Wednesday Motivational – Sometimes It Takes A While But Getting There Is Worth It

I read a very good book yesterday.  Advanced copy.  I love knowing people who can steal things for me. I'm only just joking about the stealing.  She works in the publishing industry, it was legal. But the book has only just been released. Its author is Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt. Yes, her father is Arnold.