A Poem For Steelers Fans

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Emily Dickinson knows how we feel today. It’s been two days since the game, and many of us are still trying to get back to normal.  I’m back at work, trying not to think about it, my feet going around mechanically, in a “wooden way.”   I have no desire to talk about what happened […]

Super Bow XLV: Ouch.

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The mantle in my parents’ living room. This one hurt. The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in last night’s Super Bowl.  I don’t really want to talk about the game.  However, the Brame family experienced the whole ordeal together, and the photos are fun enough to make you almsot forget that if […]

January Reading

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Here’s what I’ve been reading.  How’s about you? 1. Hard Times, by E.L. Doctorow My year started off the right way when I received a copy of E.L. Doctorow’s Welcome to Hard Times in the mail from my good friend James of the blog Ready When You Are, C.B.  James and I were roommates for our […]

Steelers Defeat the Ravens!

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It’s time to take a break from all this literature talk to focus on what is truly important–the Pittsburgh Steelers.   We took this picture before kickoff of the AFC Divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens.  The Steelers won the game 31-24, after three hours of the most stressful football imaginable.  They compete in the […]