Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Hump Day.....News & Views

It is indeed.....A Wednesday......so it must be "Hump Day".   But this is a special "Hump Day",  considering the time of year it is.


Two more shopping days before Christmas.....

Yes.....Christmas 2009.   Are you done with your list?   Have you ....checked it twice?   Have you waited until the absolute......last minute?   A "Boo" for you ....if you have.

Here's what we........are following:   Courtesy of Yahoo Sports:


Vick wins Eagles' courage award (AP)

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2009, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick(notes) smiles as he prepares for an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Vick won the Ed Block Courage Award, voted on by his teammates on the Philadelphia Eagles, after the once-disgraced star quarterback returned to the league after spending 18 months in a federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring.
Michael Vick's peers appreciate his tough journey back to the NFL. Vick won the Ed Block Courage Award, voted on by his teammates on the Philadelphia Eagles. The once-disgraced star quarterback returned to the league after spending 18 months in a federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring. "It means a great deal to me," Vick said Wednesday.

You know.......the "haters" will still hate.....and those PETA folks will have their say.....but .....this is a good thing for Vick....and his family.

Braves, Glaus agree on 1-year contract (AP)

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2009, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Troy Glaus(notes) hits a double off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Carlos Fisher(notes) to drive in a run during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, that the Braves have reached a preliminary agreement on a one-year contract with Troy Glaus, who is likely to move to first base with Atlanta.   The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal is not final.
The power-hungry Atlanta Braves are hoping longtime third baseman Troy Glaus can fill the team's void at first base. The Braves have reached a preliminary agreement on a one-year contract with Troy Glaus, a person with knowledge of the negotiations to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal is not final.

Honestly.....I have not done the research.   Who is this guy......and .....why have I never heard of him?   

Henry's teary fiancee speaks at funeral (AP)

Seini Henry, daugther of Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry, shows a message to Henry before a memorial service in Westwego, La., Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009. Henry, who grew up in nearby Belle Chasse, died Thursday, Dec. 17, after falling out of the back of a pickup truck driven by his fiancee, Loleini Tonga.
Chris Henry's fiancee wept as she spoke about the late Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tuesday, saying that while she often got credit for helping him stay clear of trouble, he changed her life as well. Henry, 26, was killed after he fell out of the bed of pickup truck driven by his fiancee, Loleini Tonga, during what police called a domestic dispute.

Why.....is this women.....not in jail?   She was.....driving that truck.....wasn't she?


Things.......I think....I think:

That ....."Christmas Spirit"......is only for all people.....under the age of 10.

After that.......it's a dog eat dog fight......at malls all across this great nation.


How did .......I ever get around......without my GPS Garmin?


I think......I'll do a ham for Friday......as in warming a fully cooked,  sliced, spiral  one.


I wish.......one day......in my lifetime.....I can take the whole month of December...off.


But.....you gotta eat.....and I do kind of enjoy.....some of the finer things in life.


Have.......a great "Hump Day".




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