A Sign of Things to Come?

Anyone who truly knows me knows that I am a diehard Chicago Cubs fan. I am not one of these fly-by-night, jump-on-the-Cubs-bandwagon since they’re doing good this year.  I was reading my RSS feeds earlier and came across Mark DeRosa’s latest blog entry. It’s an interview with Ryan Dempster that is an okay read until […]

Doomed From the Get-Go?

Two ESPN articles peaked my interest today. Allstate Sugar (BCS vs. BCS) projection : Auburn Tigers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders ESPN link No, you didn’t misread that. This writer actually has Tech going to a BCS bowl game! The Red Raiders are gunning for big things in 2008. QB Graham Harrell and receiver Michael […]

Fantasy Football Fun!

No more alliteration; I promise. I participated in a fantasy football league this with a group of guys I know through Monica. Her group of close friends at work get together and this group of guys is the husbands. Great bunch. $20 buy-in; winner receives $100, second place gets $40, and third gets $20. Draft […]

Observations, Ramblings, & Utter Randomness

This will be a hodgepodge post containing a random assortment of topics. So clear your mind, start reading, and try to keep up. Family & Friends Monica and I have some of the greatest family and friends. Everyone has been exceedingly generous with baby gifts. To everyone that has been kind enough to send us […]

Do I Dare Mention It?

The Chicago Cubs are in first place in the National League Central division. No, you aren’t reading that wrong and you are not daydreaming. The Cubbies are actually in first place! I don’t know how long this will last, but they are playing great as of late. Maybe this year actually is “next year”.. so […]

Go Bears!

In honor of the Chicago Bears going to Super Bowl XLI, here are forty-one things that have changed from the last time the Chicago Bears played in the Super Bowl (which was Super Bowl XX in 1986): Brian Urlacher was in 2nd grade. Rex Grossman was in kindergarten. Peyton Manning was 10 years old. Eli […]