Friday, March 28, 2008

Big Mo the tortoise, zoo's oldest resident, dies at 75

Big Mo the tortoise, zoo's oldest resident, dies at 75: "The Pittsburgh Zoo announced today that Big Mo, a yellow-footed tortoise who was the zoo's oldest resident, died Sunday.

Big Mo's estimated age was 75.

A news release said he was being treated for a respiratory infection, common in older animals, particularly reptiles.

The tortoise was acquired by the zoo in 1972 as a wild-caught adult."

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Wierd Al

One of my favorite musical artists is Weird Al Yancovic. My favorite song of his is by far Ebay. Another of my favorites is Eat It. He really knows how to make fun of a song. From Amish Paradise to "White and Nerdy" it never gets old.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Ncaa Brackets

It's March and that means NCAA tournament. My final four picks are all no.1 seeds:
University of North Carolina, Kansas, Memphis, Ucla. I don't have any upsets so I played it by the rules. My overall winner is UNC with Tyler Hansborough leading them to victory over UCLA.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Coaching Resource: keep those suits away from the kids

ASCAOnline - Your Coaching Resource One of the most disturbing trends that I have seen is age group swimmers, particularly 12 and unders and 10 and unders, in the new hi-tech suits made by all the swimsuit companies, in prelims and finals of these local meets.
I agree.