PATRICK MCVAY

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Shoot The Puck

 

The sports fan inside me has been in a constant state of evolution since my youngest days. First came the Syracuse basketball and football “Orangemen” as they were known (a nod to William of Orange, perhaps?); later, the Doug Flutie-led Boston College football team came a-courtin’. Eventually, Pedro Martinez arrived in Boston and roped me in, such that I began to pay daily attention to baseball. Tom Brady and his Patriot brethren weren’t far behind. Enough already! I don’t have the time for these games.

The NBA has been reasonably easy to avoid since the last days of Larry Bird. I broke down around 2008 and started watching the Celtics make their annual playoff runs, but once Paul Pierce got traded away, pro basketball returned to being mostly a bore and not something to care about.

Now there’s hockey. Having been tricked in my youth into thinking this was just bare-fisted boxing masquerading as a team sport, I have come to see its appeal: all that sprinting; the puck finesse; the checking and ability to avoid hits. And best of all is the possibility of ending a game seven playoff match in sudden-death. Even baseball, which features extra-inning walk-offs, doesn’t have sudden-death, where both the home team and visitor can end the game and their foe’s season with a score. The tension can be gripping.

Bergeron et Desharnais

 

 

Let’s hope there’s none of that tonight. I just don’t think I can take it.

Pat's Hard Beet Juice
Chew On A Piece
 

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Sunday, 23 September 2018

Trumpian Tweetage Haiku Continuum

 

 

Investigations
Republican Congressmen
Two wins now in doubt.

 

Dems love Sessions now
Same thing: lyin' James Comey
Saint-like. Really sick.

 

Russia: "nothing to
do with meddling." Why isn't
Hillary looked at?

 

The Special Counsel
Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL
I’ve done nothing wrong

 

 

The phony witch hunt

The soon to be released book
Looks like a big hit

 

Fake News Media

Together with the witch hunt:

My best poll numbers

 

“Caravans” coming

Must go nuclear option.

NO MORE DACA DEAL!

 

We don’t have a wall

Not going to have a country

FUND THE BORDER WALL

 

Trade Wars are good and

Easy to win. They get cute?

Don't trade; we win big!

 

Gun-adept coaches

Weapons-talented teachers

Instantly Shooting

 

Promote the Fake Book

Mentally Deranged Author

False Information

 

Now that collusion

With Russia: a total hoax

FBI/Russia

 

Kim Jong Un, I too

Have a nuclear button.

And my button works.

 

 

Tax cut/Reform bill

Massive Alaska Drilling

Incredible Year

 

 

United Nations

Sanctions on North Korea

World wants Peace, not Death

 

 

False Accusations.

Women I don't know. FAKE NEWS!

Collusion. Russia.

 

Army Navy Game

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S TROPHY

Congratulations

 

Pelosi/Schumer

He's bad on Crime, Life, Border.

Vets. Guns. VOTE ROY MOORE!

 

 

Time Magazine Called

Prob'ly "Person of the Year"

I took a pass. Thanks!

 

The Christmas Story

Mother, Father, Baby Son

Jesus Christ. Bahrain.

 

Matt Lauer just fired

When will top executives

Be fired for Fake News? 

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