The timing was perfect. While Satchel had proven his pitching prowess, he still earned too little to move out of Lula’s shotgun shack or even buy drinks for the girls who flocked to him as he pitched his way to modest stardom with the Tigers. The only way out for him would be to sign with a professional team, and the only way that could happen was through the word of mouth network he would dub the ‘Bama grapevine.
I agree to a certain extent that flying is glorified bus driving. Sure, you learn all of what you talking about (and way, way more systems, for example). But mostly it routine, which is what it supposed to be so when the bad things happen you can focus on all of that.
Why Do People Come to the Rallies?One way I serve our our local group is to record on my camcorder and camera what happens at the rallies. Before one tax day rally started, I took my camcorder around to interview some of the folks who had come out to our San Luis Obispo County Tea Party Rally. They consented to be on video record.
The technical challenges of that are daunting. But even more complex may be deciding whose values inform the moral code of the intelligent machines who could be our teachers, caretakers and chauffeurs. As it is, Google’s definition of proper and ethical behavior doesn’t always jive with the rest of the world’s just ask the FTC, the House, the German government, France’s judges, and privacy commissioners from seven countries.
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes.
Cold is cold, but cold with wind and rain or snow is another matter. Wear these wind and water resistant pants on top of tights when things get particularly nasty. It’s made of a performance fabric that traps heat and breathes, so you will stay warm and dry even on long, hard runs.