Day: November 16, 2008

A few thoughts on the NFL

Surprises: I don’t think that anybody at the beginning of the season would have told you that the Tennessee Titans would be as dominating as they are. The Tennessee Titans are a complete team and are a much better team with Kerry Collins as quarterback. Vince Young is riding the bench after some “problems.” This team is so much better with Young sitting instead of playing. Surprised? I have no idea what happened to the San Diego Chargers. I don’t know whether it is the coaching change with Norv Turner as head coach, but they have a solid quarterback in Philip

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Miles Davis on 60 Minutes

This is an interview with Harry Reasoner and Miles Davis. Many of the great musicians have trouble communicating with mere words. Miles Davis might be one those people. I don’t think he does that badly, really. He communicates more awe-inspringly through his music, of course, but I consider this a nice interview. Watch CBS Videos Online

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California wildfires

Once again California is fighting wildfires. From AP: More residents of Southern California were urged to leave their homes Sunday despite calming winds that allowed a major aerial attack on wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and blanketed the region in smoke. Fires burned in Los Angeles County, to the east in Riverside and Orange counties, and to the northwest in Santa Barbara County. More than 800 houses, mobile homes and apartments were destroyed by fires that have burned areas more than 34 square miles since breaking out Thursday. No deaths have been reported, but police brought in trained dogs

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