Happy Holidays from East Lansing!

200px-MSU_Seal_2010.svg[Watch the trolls come out of the woodwork on this one.]

The gentle sound of the Red Cedar rushing under the tourist ducks, MSU’s renowned carillon echoing across campus, brings a tear to my eye. It awakens fond memories of Christmas hymns wafting through the frosty air, our comforting companion as we hurried through snow covered gardens and under the ancient oaks to class.

<sigh> Yes, I’m a sentimental sap.

Here then is a Christmas Card from my beloved Alma Mater, one of the most beautiful college campuses anywhere! Oh, and it’s a damn fine school too!

So from all of Spartan Nation, Merry Christmas and Go Green!

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Shake It Off

Taylor Swift is a charming young lady, but if I hear this damn song once more, I’m going to tear the ears off seventeen bunnies and use them as tinder to burn down her house…

Ok, not really, but c’mon.

This female news anchor clearly feels the same way. Either that, or she can’t stand her partner. You be the judge:

Why is it so hard to get rid of an earworm?

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Seems like Chicago—hell, the whole state of Illinois—is a gathering place for all the world’s nutjobs. This Sunday, Nick Wallenda of the famous family of “daredevils,” will walk a tightrope strung between the Marina Towers on the Chicago River.

Anyone who’s ever walked downtown this time of year knows how hard the wind blows off the lake. Let’s hope that one man’s lack of good judgement and common sense doesn’t end in some terrible horror show on the Sunday night news.

Anyhoo, being October 31st, I offer you some musical selections to get you through all those Kit-Kat bars you’ll be scarfing in between trick-or-treaters. C’mon, admit it: you eat more candy than the kids!

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