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My Return

Has it really only been two and a half weeks since my last blog? it seems like way more then that. I'd like to blame my hiatus on the writers strike but really it's a combination of laziness and not really having anything to substantial to blog about. I guess in hindsight I could have posted tons of pics of my kids or pics of some clothes I got a great deal on at Kohl's the other day (JK Beth & Kay) but instead I'm going to bore the world wide web with more mindless thoughts and ramblings...

According to our local weather folks, we should have gotten 6-10 inches of snow/ice over the past 4 days. Instead we only got a dusting. I was closer in my predictions that we'd be getting nothing.

Speaking of the weather, ask the folks in Green Bay what they think about "global warming".

Speaking of Green bay, the KOD strikes again. Both teams I predicted to meet in the Super Bowl went a combined 1-2 in the playoffs and are now out of it. To really put my KOD to the…

My 2008 NFL Playoff Predictions or My NFL Kiss of Death

Here's my KOD predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs. As usual don't bet on any of my picks as I have a strong 80% failure rate when it comes to picking winners.

AFC
1st Round
San Diego over Tennessee
Jacksonville over Pittsburgh

2nd Round
new England over Jacksonville
Indianapolis over San Diego

3rd Round
Indy over NE

NFC
1st Round
Tampa over New York
Seattle over Washington

2nd Round
Dallas over Tampa
Green Bay over Seattle

3rd Round
Green Bay over Dallas

Super Bowl
Indy over Green Bay

My Year In Review 2007 - The Books

For the past couple of weeks, I have been giving you my "Top (insert number)" list for a variety of things. From books, to movies, to trips, I will list my personal favorites from 2007.

I beat my "most books read in one year" record by one book. This year I made it up to 25 books. Again I know for some avid readers this is no big deal but for non readers like myself it's the equivalent to climbing Everest. Now for my top 10 books of 2007:

1) "American Shaolin" by Matthew Polly
2) "The Bedford Boys" by Alex Kershaw
3) "Shadow Divers" by Robert Kurson
4) "The Unexpected Journey: Conversations with People Who Turned from Other Beliefs to Jesus" By Thom Rainer
5) "Under the Banner of Heaven" by Jon Krakauer
6) "Sex God" by Rob Bell
7) "Tales From The Wake Forest Hardwood" by Dan Collins
8) "Voices of Valor" by Douglas Brinkley & Ronald Drez
9) "Shame Off You" by Alan Wright
10) &quo…