(* The title gets explained all the way down at the bottom. I bury leads with the best of ’em.)
Not even a late goal could retrieve the game that struck me as the snoozer of Week 26. Only the most rabid of partisans would call New England’s win over the Rapids anything like just or deserved. There is justice of a kind in the fact that neither team really gained, though: New England’s performance sends them into the playoffs sailing into the wind, while Colorado looks less like a playoff-bound club with each passing week.
Returning to an old tradition, I watched this one…a little sideways. Just for the record, fortified wine can come in some surprisingly clever containers.
The stream-of-consciousness “half-dead” blog follows, typed now as I wrote it down then…in a steadily deteriorating hand. Oh, I use parentheses and, um these thingies –  where I feel like explanation is necessary. Here goes: Continue reading