November 14, 2005


Well, I imagine there was stuff to do--I do recall several loads of laundry being done, and other stuff, but the big thing was FOOTBALL!

The Tide couldn't quite pull it out. I'm actually sad--I pulled for them because an LSU loss would have made it mathematically easier for Auburn to be able to have a shot at maybe going to the SEC playoff. Still, in the back of my mind, I kept remembering what Reba related to me about what one of the more obnoxious Bama friends at church said back a few weeks ago, when LSU picked off Auburn in overtime--she sidled up and quietly said to Reba, in the good-natured but still-dead-serious way that the True Believers have--"I am soooo glad LSU won!"

Well, backatcha, woman.

Reba was gracious enough not to say anything to her yesterday. Probably best to wait until after Saturday.

AS FOR AUBURN--what a game. What a game. I can't quite recall one as wild as that, with more lead changes than a NASCAR race, and the sort of high drama that makes you check to make sure you have the ambulance company on speed dial. And poor ol' John Vaughn got that LSU monkey off his back in the best possible way--the winning score in the last six seconds of the game. Hard to beat that.

But they're going to have to, because as we all know, the biggest game of the year comes up in only five more days, meaning this is the kickoff of


Today's cruel jape comes courtesy of Skillzy, who has this gem:

A man showed up at a Bama game with a little dog with a red collar and a little red sweater with an A on the back. The gate guard said “Hey, that’s a cute dog, but you have to have a ticket for him too”. The man replied, “Yes, I know. I take him to all the games. When we beat South Carolina he will run from the top of the stands to the bottom, skipping every other step, when we beat Mississippi State he will walk up and down the aisles on his front paws, and when we beat Ole Miss he will turn little back flips”. The guard smiled and said “well, that’s really something. What does he do when we beat Auburn?” The man looked down and said, “I don’t know, I’ve only had him 3 years”

Posted by Terry Oglesby at November 14, 2005 03:36 PM