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Kotter #8 – the merits of anger

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – the text of an old silk-screened panel that was given to me … Continue reading

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Not buying it

I’m still not bent out of shape over the lockout.  My nascent soccer/football fandom is keeping me busy enough and there’s no point in being upset over things I don’t control.  The lockout will end when it ends and if … Continue reading

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Finding a familiar face in a new place

The NHL lockout isn’t even two full weeks old, but I’ve already mentally abandoned the season.  It’s just better for my sanity to assume the entire thing isn’t going to happen and then be pleasantly surprised should a season occur.  … Continue reading

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Would you support a new WHA?

Back in the last lockout, one of the ideas floated around was a revival of the WHA.  This would serve as a means for the players to make money and create a pressure point for the NHL owners.  Bobby Hull … Continue reading

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Kotter #7 – your reassurances are less than compelling

I’ve been avoiding the lockout post because I’m completely fed up with the whole thing and it hasn’t even started.  It baffles me how a league willingly shuts itself down when revenues are at record highs, the TV deal they’ve … Continue reading

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