Monday, January 23, 2012


This was one of the toughest weekends that I can remember from all directions.  Starting with the news that Heidi Klum and Seal are getting divorced, only to be followed by Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis. Are no Hollywood marriages sacred or real? Come on, now I have to root for Angelina and Brad and Julia and Danny.  Please let them make it.  Please keep a bit of the fairy tale.  

Then Saturday night there was a news alert that Joe Paterno died only to be taken back in error.  Sunday morning, the family announced that they took Joe Paterno off all machines so it was only a matter of time. Not much time. He had died by 10:30am
Sunday morning with his family by his side and his heart broken into a million pieces.  

If you didn't feel sad enough about that, maybe this will do it....Newt Gingrich trounced Mitt Romney in South Carolina.  Really?  I mean it shouldn't be surprising when they still proudly fly the Confederate flag all over the State, but Newt Gingrich?  Poor Mitt Romney. The religious right will do anything not to vote for Romney.  Anything or anyone!  That is abundantly clear.

To continue through Sunday, we had the AFC and NFC football games.  The first game was New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens at New England.  I was rooting for Baltimore.  New England has won a lot and the coach of the Ravens is John Harbaugh (brother of Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers). Also, Michael Oher, the subject of The Blind Side, is a Raven.  But it wasn't to be; the Pats won. Up next, 49ers vs. New York Giants at Candlestick Park.  Perfect weather conditions for the Niners: windy, rainy, and chilly.  Not so fast, the Giants had something to say.  Went into overtime and, as I have hated for as long as I have watched football, the Giants won by a field goal!  Both games were less than stellar. Any of the teams could have won and it just swung the way of the Giants and the Patriots. A hard pill to swallow for us, 49er fans. 
How would you want to be Mom Harbaugh????  

So, it's Monday morning. My eyes feel swollen and tired. I feel as if I am "hungover," but without the alcohol. It can only go up from here, right?

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1 comment:

  1. Those games both had some weird calls. Even the good Doctor said the Pats didn't deserve to win. but win they did. Even tho that sure looked like a Ravens TD to us. and the 49ers, Knee-gate? ach. What a bummer. Just a damn shame. Gonna grieve, get over it, and get on the Giants train. Soon, real soon. OMG - did NOT hear about Heidi Klum and Seal. NO WAY. REally??? I guess even having a wedding every year doesn't guarantee success. In the end, it's still and always commitment and hard, hard work when it's called for. So many kids. Oh well. Another one bites the dust. Tough weekend all around. But the food, I must say, was phenomenal. Even if I do say so myself. xoxo