Saturday, November 29, 2008

It feels like 1992 all over again.

Let me explain.
If my math is right this was 16 years ago. I looked something like this

or this

Either way it was a long time ago. She is still really pretty.
Me not so much.
But I digress.
It really feels a lot like 1992 on at least 2 fronts.
1. I am not so pleased that we have elected a socialist for president. There was a time in my life when I feared that the Commies were going to take us by force (See Red Dawn or The Day After...these movies made my blood run cold when I was but a wee lad in the heady days of the early to mid '80's). But now I see that we will keep electing them. And while I'm at it services like roads, teachers, fire service, police service, etc are not socialism. Empires have the very same things. They just keep the proletariat happy. Wait a minute....Either way I was in the same frame of mind as a freshman at the University of Alabama in the fall of 1992. But I survived fairly well up to this point and I imagine that I will forge on into the future.
2. Alabama is undefeated and #1 as God intended. Alabama beat Auburn 17-0 in 1992. I missed the biggest play of the game because I was going to get Cokes for my friend Dale and I. We were ushers at Legion Field in the North endzone where they usually put the visitors. Alabama just lately beat Auburn 36-0. We were not there but I was with Dale. I didn't miss any of the big plays although I did have to go to the bathroom several times. I pee a lot when I am nervous. Is that weird.
3. In 1992 I wanted to be a teacher of English and History somewhere. God changed my plans. I was restless then. I am restless now. I feel that there is something on the horizon.
Either way it is feeling a lot like 1992 for me. Some of you may remember 1992. It was a wonderful time to be alive. 2008 aint so shabby either.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

These are things that made me smile this week. I publish these are a public service for the students @ Westwood. You may wonder why and you would not be the only one.

Debbie and Dracula. Or is this a nun. Daniel A. Moore painted this picture. No kidding.

My first car. The ladies really dug the Rambler. And the mullet.

The ugliest dog in the world died this week. In honor of that I am listing posting pictures of ugly animals.