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ya gotta have heart

Grandpa Bret Favre hobbled downfield, leading his Minnesota Vikings to an improbable overtime victory over the Arizona Cardinals, 27-24. Hours later, the Dallas Cowboys limped off the field after being thumped by the Green Bay Packers, 45-7. It would be Wade Phillips’ last game as Dallas’ head coach. With a record of 1-7, it wasn’t much of a surprise Jerry Jones fired him.

But what’s the difference in these two games? These two teams; this year’s Vikes and ‘Boys?


It’s the most fundamental fact in sports: Whoever wants it more wins. You can talk about injuries and schedules and all that other stuff, but nothing affected the outcomes of both games more than plain, old spirit. That’s why Favre still has a job, and why Phillips no longer does.



“We can choose to live in the prison of our past, or the freedom of our future.” – Kurt Poleet

In the end, we’re all pro-choice…


Tevye: As the good book says, when a poor man eats a chicken, one of them is sick.
Mendel: Where does the book say that?
Tevye: Well, it doesn’t say that exactly, but somewhere there is something about a chicken.

Tevye: [to God] As the Good Book says, ev…
Tevye: Why should I tell You what the Good Book says?


darkest starless night

and I

hungry lost all alone

whence cometh I whither I goest

doubts and sorrows surround me like ivy

I cannot remember the way

this shall be my final day on earth

my mouth is a desert

the last dregs drunk

I am completely spent

then far away in the distance

 a faint flicker of light

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