Monday, August 6, 2012

Most devastating sports loss ever

Feb 3, 2008 - Super Bowl XLII  New England Patriots vs. New York Giants.

As a sports player I can think of nothing worse than to have your first loss of the season be on the last game of the season.

The Patriots loss far more than just a Super Bowl, they loss something only one other team in all of NFL history has; they loss a perfect season.

It took the greatest play in Super Bowl history to make the greatest loss in sports history.

I still lose sleep over it.  I wonder if any of the players do.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Words that drive me nuts


Our society is preoccupied with food.  The concept of loving food is disturbs me.  "I love food!" he says. Can you be more specific?  Are your referring to tacos? ham? pickles?  Or they ask  "Do you love lunch?" Well, it depends on what is being served.


The food advertising industry is overly fixated on "taste".  They push "taste".  They focus on "taste"  Everything seems to be about "taste".  Eating is far more than just the taste; there's smell, texture, fat content, health content, visual, etc.....  And when waitresses start asking me "How does your food taste?"  Do they not care how it smells? Better would be to ask "How is your roast?  Or how is the steak?  etc....


Gone are "What would you like for breakfast?"  and  "What would you like for lunch?" and "What would you like for dinner?"   In is "What would you like to eat?"  Class is gone.


This word is so far overused in our society it's sad.  Some people use this word in every sentence they speak.  It's filler.  It's padding.  It's like "Um".