Monthly Archives: November 2008
Monday, December 1 is World AIDS Day. This awful, awful disease has been a big part of my life, as much of my work in Africa was with AIDS victims and their families. There are a lot of opinions out … Continue reading
Don’t know if you’ve heard, but the Phillies won the World Series!!!
FINAL: Catching up on past BSB stuff, we decided to update our 2008 MLB Competition. The regular print was the original preview. The italicized portion was the midseason update (during the All-Star Break), and this italicized and underlined portion is the final assessment. … Continue reading
Is 35-year old Derek Lowe worth $64 million over the next 4 years?
I hate the Dallas Cowboys, but I am quickly learning to love the Dallas Cowboys quarterback. I am going to try hard not to get on a soapbox here, but I am not very good at avoiding that, especially in … Continue reading
According to the all-mighty source, wikipedia, “the straw that broke the camel’s back,” is an idiom derived from an Arabic proverb that spoke of a fully-loaded camel’s back being broken by a single piece of straw. It is against all … Continue reading
Is Donovan McNabb the fourth best quarterback in the NFC East, as claimed by ESPN’s Matt Mosley?
There is no team in any sport that I despise more than the New York Giants. If the Giants were in a game against North Korea, I would be wearing a North Korea #1 jersey with “Jong-Il” on the back. And, tonight … Continue reading
Given the choice of the two, would you rather commit $75-100 million, long-term to Ryan Howard or Matt Holliday?