It's Odd Day; celebrate
appropriately, but responsibly.
(Actually, I thought just about any day I washed my socks was Odd Day.)
I think just about everyone in the universe hopes that
Jerry Remy will get
well soon. His subs in the NESN broadcast booth (Buck Martinez, Rex
Hudler, Eck) have been "OK, but…"
I liked Manny too, but I'm kind of glad he's someone else's
Summary of this Washington Post story on
Obama's budget "cuts": (1) It's $17 billion, which sounds big, but is
actually 0.5% of the $3.4 trillion budget, and 1% of the proected $1.7
trillion deficit; (2) there's a considerable similarity to cuts proposed
by Dubya; (3) nobody expects these cuts to actually happen, thanks to
Congress; (4) the Department of Education maintains an "attache" in
Paris. How do you get that job?
An actual headline in this morning's Foster's Daily
Judge drops deferred sentence for former Newmarket mother who dropped her child in PortsmouthWith Foster's you're never sure whether this sort of thing is intentional or not. Later in the story, the reporter notes that the "former Newmarket mother" has been through "substantial substance abuse treatment"; that makes me lean toward intentional.