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By Joe Torosian “Now go get your shine box!”—Billy Batts Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I was working at a camp last week, and the speaker was talking about the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, and I began to wonder…what if Pharoah was Pharoah of the SGV and a huge football […]
By Joe Torosian “I thirst to be thirsty in Montego Bay.”—Bobby Bloom Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I don’t think I’ve written about this before—maybe I have, I don’t remember—but when I was a sophomore at “The End of The Santa Fe Trail”…I ditched 21 consecutive days of school.
By Joe Torosian “We’ll fight’em until Hell freezes over, then we’ll fight’em on ice.”—Dutch Myer, TCU Kick it! Right off the Top: How marvelous, how wonderful and my song shall ever be. I never used to think much of the expression/phrase of “seeing the forest through the trees…” (I think that’s how it goes.)
By Joe Torosian “Jungle life, I’m living in the open Native beat that carries on Burning bright, a fire that blows a signal to the sky I sit and wonder, does the message get to you?” —Baltimora Kick it! Right off the Top: I dumped the NFL Network.
By Joe Torosian “Joe, when I became a Principal I was told to do three things. Make sure no one was standing in front of the school smoking. Make sure the grounds were properly landscaped. And, make sure I had a good football team.”—Tony Ortega, retired educator, football coach, current president of the National Football […]
By Joe Torosian “I love inside jokes…love to be part of one some day.” —Michael Scott Kick it! Right off the Top: What is the mentality of someone who won’t flush a public […]
By Joe Torosian “Sometimes I’ll start a sentence, and I don’t know even where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.”—Michael Scott Kick it! Right off the Top: I’d like to thank everyone for fighting with Tim Peterson on the comments thread of my Saturday column…Since The Peterson Principle routinely kicks […]
By Joe Torosian “No. No. Be of good cheer. If science teaches us anything, it teaches us to accept our failures, as well as our successes, with quiet dignity and grace.” —Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein Kick it! Right off the Top: It looked like the Los Angeles Rams were suffering from pneumonia Monday night in […]
By Joe Torosian “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the helmets knocking And everyone talking you’ll be in good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year There’ll be coaches for roasting Sportswriters for toasting And complaining ‘bout the quarterback’s poor throws There’ll be scary locker room stories And tales of […]
By Joe Torosian “Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don’t you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?”—Oddball Kick it! Right off the Top: Does there really need to be Bring Your Dog To The Ballpark Day?