News

Devoured by its own economic model

This is actually a great article over at SBNation which is more about economics than the NFL and Football. TL;DR – NFL franchises have become experts at “squeezing every profitable dollar, and trimming every wasteful one from the budget” making their teams more of an investment property that can coast on Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Reason

More like Alt-Wrong

I’m a generally amicable person. I don’t hold grudges well, I’m friendly, I try to look at both sides of an issue objectively. What I’m trying to say is that I feel like I’m a pretty even-keeled person.   But there is one thing that melts my cheese … racial supremacists. Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Food

Recipe: Baked Apples

Baked apples are a Fall tradition in our house. Every year since the kids were little we’ve gone apple picking. When you’ve got bags and bags of apples, you have to figure out a way to use them all. Apple pies are delicious, but a little labor intensive. I don’t Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Blogging

A different world

Note: I posted this originally on the Friendface … but felt I should post it here too. Found this photo on imgur. People watching the WTC burn 16 years ago. I remember that day pretty vividly. I remember feeling like the world would change. And it has. I hope we can Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Food

Vegan Garlic Alfredo Sauce

I made this vegan garlic Alfredo sauce tonight … and it was a hit! The recipe is from “The Vegan 8“, so it’s only eight ingredients. I found it took a little longer than the recipe suggests to make. It took about double the time for me to render down Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Family

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers

I went to Arlington National Cemetery to visit my Oma today. She passed away almost seven months ago. I got much more emotional than I expected to, if I’m honest. But her headstone is complete now … so it was a very nice visit. There are things that keep popping Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago