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Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me Part 2

May 29, 2013

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As the 1980’s got started, my comic book crime spree ended. I got busted by a grocery store manager, but not just any grocery store manager. No, I had the misfortune of getting caught in an act of shoplifting by a grocery store manager who also happened to be a fellow member of the Bastrop […]

Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me

May 23, 2013

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I found myself in private school because I was a thief, a shoplifter to be exact. It started when I was very young, 8 or 9 nine years old I guess. I didn’t steal jewels or cash, I was a comic book thief. My grandmother shopped for groceries once a week at the same Safeway […]

August 1 2005

March 4, 2013

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Back in the day your humble correspondent worked on the radio. This is the transcript of an on-air editorial from my tenure at KNOE AM 540, August 2005 – The New Orleans Saints kicked off their 38th NFL season this past Friday with training camp in Metairie.  The buzz is good this year with all […]

I Avoid Becoming Roadkill

September 19, 2012

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Monday September 17 2012 – 3:40pm In the breakdown lane of US Highway 165 North in southern Monroe: My grip on a rain and grease slicked crowbar slips and my left hand slams into the pavement. Again. Damn. Water, water everywhere… to say I’m soaked would be quite an understatement. I’m crawling around on my […]

Stupidity on the Bounty

March 7, 2012

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Here are some simple facts about football; there are hundreds of thousands of good high school football players and there are tens of thousands of great college football players. Out of all those football players, less than seventeen-hundred play professionally in the National Football League. Those seventeen-hundred are quite literally, the best of the best […]

So Long NFL… (My Semi-Super Super Bowl Review)

February 10, 2012

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A Super Bowl started our week, the Giants beat the Patriots. Again. I really hoping for a new team in the big dance this year (since my Saints lost in the 2nd round) but I have to admit, it was a good game. I was one of the biggest detractors when I heard Madonna was […]

What The Hell Who Dat?

February 7, 2012

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What in the world are they thinking at New Orleans Saints corporate HQ?  Is Tom Benson high? Has our GM Mickey Loomis been hitting the office mini-bar too hard? From NBC Sports dot com: ESPN’s John Clayton said on SportsCenter this morning that Brees’ agent, Tom Condon, is surprised by the slow pace of the […]