One of the best dogs in the country. Biker Jim’s. Denver.
I always like the Chicago Bears.
And I have never had this strong a belief in the Chicago Bears defense.
A cat has been installed as the “lord” of an ancient castle in western Japan, drawing tourists and helping the area’s recovery from a deadly rain disaster last year. The cat is named Sanjuro in tribute to Tani Sanjuro, a samurai warrior in the Edo period pic.twitter.com/ZhzGBD5W4L
— 41 Strange (@41Strange) September 9, 2019
Walk with me,
into that dark, dark corridor called Hope.
Believe with me,
though believing is a slippery slope.
Join me on this journey
to a place we never dared go.
Dream what I dream,
’tis impossible to know.
There are many not making this list that will surprise people. “Tradition” is a masterful illustration of the Fiddler themes. “Fugue for Tinhorns” perfectly sets up Guys & Dolls stylistically. “Magic To Do” was a marvel in Bob Fosse’s original Pippin staging. But it’s my list. Fuck off.
There were facts. There were hopes. Now there are predictions. Well, one.
No reason to bury the lede. I’m predicting the 2019 Chicago Bears to go to the Super Bowl, face the Kansas City Chiefs, and beat them. For the first time in the history of this blog, I believe the Bears are going to win a championship. Hell, for the first time since I’m four years old, I believe the Bears are going win a championship. I’m not hedging. I’m not putting up qualifiers. I’m saying it in bold letters:
Do any other predictions really matter?
Enjoy Labor Day Weekend! We get to the real stuff next week.