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I usually save my holiday rant for the last issue of the year but I broke it out in the past issue and thanks for all of the feedback about it.
It’s that frantic season right now for everybody. If you drive on the highway everybody is flying by you like you are standing still. If you are shopping everybody is mad that you are not moving fast enough.
By Tom Anselm
Couple days before Christmas and all through this place
We are anxiously laboring to finish the race.
The hours of roof-time had not been in vain;
If you are a big soccer fan, I am sure that you were glued to the TV this past weekend as the Eastern and Western conference finals were held. In the Eastern side, the New York Red Bulls played the New England Revolution and the Revolution won the game.
Can you ever get any closer to victory than the Rams did Sunday during the San Diego game. After a great game both on offense and defense, the Rams drove the ball down to the 3-yard line with under a minute left. Instead of running like they have been successful at all day, they decided to call a pass play and the worst thing happened, they were picked off and the game was over.
By Tom Anselm
(Editors note: This column went to press at a time when the St. Louis County grand jury had yet to announce its findings.)
They gray skies have come to us early this year. Looking out the window of our second-floor bedroom, it almost looks like January. A similar gloom has descended on our region as well, as we sit in anticipation of the results of a grand jury investigation the likes of which few of us have ever experienced.« Previous Entries Next Entries »