Upon Seeing Hurricane Irma, I said IRMAHGERD!!!

Pun with hurricane name? CHECK!

Pun with Ermahgerd? CHECK!

Killing two words with one pun? CHECK!

Don’t underestimate this one, folks! It’s not only the strongest hurricane ever measured, it’s one with a female name that causes lots of people to underestimate its power on sexist views about female names, which leads to more average deaths per hurricane! (CNN)

NFL Draft Style Pro Bowl Reactions, Anyone?

The NFL just held its first draft style Pro Bowl in Hawaii.

  • There were lots of great hits and hard plays, not just half efforts you see in some other years.
  • Also tons of interesting dynamics of teammates versus each other, doling out some pretty awesome hits, no less.
  • Great two minute drills at the end of every quarter, including the last one down to the last second that saw Jerry Rice’s team beat Deion Sanders’ team 22-21 in a two point convert and missed field goal all in the past two minutes.

I LOVED IT!!! Did you?

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Reactions are In about Ben Affleck Being Next Batman!

Just sayin’

Peyton Manning Joins the Denver Broncos… and Why This Guy is Glad He Did!

The Peyton Manning Sweepstakes is over! Peyton has chosen to sign with the Denver Broncos, a team with a horse mascot like the Indianapolis Colts, for whom he had played for 14 seasons. Maybe he has a thing for horsey teams. Regardless, that means I’m going to be switching favourite teams because I was only in for the Colts to follow Peyton from the University of Tennessee, where he played college football. But now that Peyton has left, I go with him.

A lot of reasons were mentioned why Peyton chose the Broncos, see story link above, but here’s why I am glad he chose them. Some of these reasons I don’t doubt he considered, though maybe as a minor factor. Others are just for me that made me happy:

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Apple Should Change Its Name with Steve Jobs’ Passing

It’s a sad day for the world as Steve Jobs, Apple founder and former CEO, and its identity, has passed away (CNN).

It’s not every day we see such a revolutionary come along, and we have been fortunate to have had him in our lives for decades.

Lots of reactions are coming in. Kind words, big history, legendary stories, personal anecdotes, etc. I don’t need to repeat some of those, but here’s my take on a fitting tribute.

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