Tag Archives: Tom Brady

We Love Them

My dear philosopher friend “At Your Service” and I have been having a long conversation.  It started when he asked me why people hated the New England Patriots.  I didn’t know how to answer him.  After all, the successful football … Continue reading

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Lots of Dinners

Some of the children at church were talking about the Super Bowl yesterday.  One of the mothers asked a young boy if he’d be having anything special to eat at his house.  He replied “lots of dinners.” I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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The Manning Conspiracy

The weather guessers (or the weather puppets, if you prefer) were wrong on Friday.  They had predicted between 3 and 6 inches of snow. Prior to Friday, temperatures were balmy and most of our meager season’s snow had melted.  Apocalyptic … Continue reading

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The Drapery Date

This morning’s post will be jotted quickly.  There’s a lot going on here at the house.  Yep, I’m digging around, looking for my Patriot’s pink hat, getting ready to jump on this year’s Super Bowl bandwagon.  My radio blares those … Continue reading

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The Arabica Incident

When I went to Florida to visit Reggie Black, he showed me how to make delicious coffee in a stovetop espresso maker, or a macchinetta. Reggie, an excellent instructor, carefully explained how much water to put in the bottom chamber, … Continue reading

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Trying to Get the Football Feeling

My friend Slim’s family has Patriots’ season tickets.  She must know I’ve been in a sports funk lately because she offered me the tickets for tonight’s pre-season game. I’m going with Gwynsmum. This might be just what I need to … Continue reading

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My “Come to Tebow” Moment

When I was a child, I remember sitting on the living room couch with a bag of circus peanuts.  Not cocktail peanuts, dry roasted peanuts, or peanuts in the shell, but those peanut-shaped orange marshmallows.  Maybe I didn’t like them; … Continue reading

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