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An Oasis in the Desert

It’s not a real game, but the Alabama Spring scrimmage was last weekend. If you saw it, as a fan, you’d likely have been simultaneously thrilled about our downfield passing and concerned about how our defensive backs covered the long … Continue reading

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Remain Calm!

It’s an extraordinarily nasty day today in Birmingham. Meagan, the local weather lady, tells me that it’s sixty degrees outside and thunderstorms are going to be the norm until at least two in the afternoon. Drivers are cautioned to beware … Continue reading

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From Russia with Malice

Though they admit there are a few loose ends to tie up, the CIA seems pretty sure that the Russian government was behind some hacking that may or may not have had an effect on last month’s presidential election. If … Continue reading

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No One at ABC/ESPN Seems to Have Read Homer or Virgil.

Or at least not the Odyssey or the Aeneid. I’m not sure how else to explain their actions. Around the twenty-ninth minute of last Saturday’s broadcast of the Alabama vs. USC  game they ran a series of graphics. The first, … Continue reading

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Tacos for the USC vs. Alabama Game… A Day Late.

At least for this venue. The Rah- Rah football site etc. had it all ready for pre-game degustation. Were I a superstitious person I might suggest that all Alabama fans eat tacos for every meal and nothing else. Yesterday’s 52-6 … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Tailgating Recipes Even Though The Season Is Here

So I threw this up with the idea of introducing new readers of the Rah- Rah Football site to the pretended glories that make up RBR Tailgating. I’m posting them here after the season began because… I’m not a good … Continue reading

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Notes From The Beach, Part Deux

“The seas were angry that day my friends.” Seriously, they were. I don’t know if you can make it out from the picture, but those waves are running as close to perpendicular to the shore line as I’ve ever seen. … Continue reading

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Notes From The Beach

My favorite beach game – Who Can Spot the Worst Tattoo? – is off to a slow start. There was a man who walked by the pool with the words “Morte Inevitavel” written across his back in some Gothic looking … Continue reading

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Madison, Real Estate, and Killing Roaches.

As a real estate agent I take a Madisonian view of “shall remain” lists. As has been the creeping habit of agents all over the various cities I work in, offers on property are more frequently including demands that refrigerators … Continue reading

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A Tailgate Post I Forgot to Link to in Time for The 4th But I’m Finally Getting Around To It, So Lay Off.

I completely forgot to link this which is only important because by posting a link to another site on which I have provided content, I can pat myself on the back and pretend that I have also provided content here. … Continue reading

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