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Drink up, Uncle Lou!

Friday, September 28th, 2007


Cubs win!, originally uploaded by FrancescaM (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

You deserve it! Congrats to the Cubs for clinching the National League Central title tonight. It still hasn’t sunk in for me, though. It’s like I’m numb. I’m happy as hell, but numb.

What in the world…?!

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Dear Uncle Lou,
What on God’s green earth is happening with the Cubs?! They are self-destructing! Less than a week to go in the season, with a two game lead in the division, is not a good time to start slacking! And I’ll be real honest, Unc: the way this team has been playing lately, they don’t deserve to make the playoffs.

Yours in frustration,
Francesca

Today is what I call a good day

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007
The Cubs won to maintain their hold on first place in the National League Central and my Michigan State Spartans stomped on the so-called "Fighting" Irish of Notre Dame to keep them winless this season. And just when I ... [Continue reading this entry]

Almost Italian

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
A few days ago I was contacted, via Flickr, by writer Skip Lombardi. He is the author of a cookbook titled Almost Italian. It is a collection of Italian-American recipes, such as clams casino and chicken parmiggiano, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Another request for a real closer

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007
Dear Uncle Lou, Since we're heading down the stretch and it's going to be a tight race to the end to win the NL Central, do you think it's about time we got a bona fide closer? This Ryan Dempster ... [Continue reading this entry]