VAR – Soccer’s New Normal

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and the recession that followed the concept of a “New Normal” was born. Basically, the change was so foundational what once would have been considered a temporary shift, was now in fact, the norm. With the global* introduction of  the Video Assistant Referee system, or “VAR”, soccer is finding its […]

I voted, just not for President

I voted Tuesday, just not for POTUS. I’ve been openly mentioning this concept for the last couple of months, mostly because I’ve been trying to convince myself I was doing the right thing.  I was hoping an argument against, one I found to be reasonable and thoughtful enough to change my mind, would surface – but it […]

Now that’s a radio station playlist

What can be perused below is the playlist from KTXT-FM circa 1991*, the once great college station at Texas Tech University in, of all places, Lubbock.  It is 45 pages and more than 1000 songs of the most diverse programmed radio probably ever broadcast. The letter “J” alone might best demonstrate the pure range the station […]

The 25K foot free fall

yes, this happened.  not much to tell, the video does the work.