After a much busier than normal week (had a big mass mailing for the Knights of Columbus to get out all by myself!) I’m taking a day to rest up for more busy days ahead.
Tomorrow at a KofC Corporate Mass I’ll be introducing Sylvia to a lot of new people. Then after the Mass I’ll take her out to dinner as we celebrate our 5th year together.
Then on Monday I have a doctor’s appointment, and on Tuesday she has one. And the adventure continues.
Replacing the NFL, NBA and ESPN has been easy for me. Rather than subject myself to the onslaught of political propaganda disguised as professional sports by athletes, coaches, team and league owners, and broadcasters I’ve decided to spend less time with them and much more time on the one sport I still actively play: correspondence chess (cc).
Yesterday I signed up for two new cc tournaments at Scheming Mind, the correspondence chess club where I’ve played most of my games for the past decade and a half. My newly assigned matches in the September 960 and the 10 Under 2000 brings my game load up from the five I’m still playing in the Fooled by Randomness and the 2017 Standard Chess Dropout Tournament to 30 games now being played simultaneously. And the time spent on this, boys and girls, will leave no time whatsoever for me to waste on the fools in the NFL and the NBA nor the idiots on ESPN.
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America’s Team! The only NFL games I’ll watch for the remainder of this season will Dallas Cowboys games!
It wasn’t JUST Stephen Curry who refused to go to the White House. Many of his teammates and his head coach have also been very vocal about their opposition to our President.
I’m glad President Trump chose to withdraw his invitation to that team.
The level of disrespect shown by players, coaches, and management throughout the NBA and the NFL to our President and to our flag and to our country itself is disgusting.
And I’m sure most of my neighbors protect their homes the same way I do. After all, we are Texans.