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October 19, 2007



WOOHOO!!!! Go get 'em, Sara!!!! I love it when you get all sassy and spout off at people :) You do it so well, and at the ones who deserve it. I do hope Mark reads this. :) :) :)


LOL, man I love coming here throughout the day. You're getting better and better all the time. Days like today are just plain fun to be plugged into. Well done. Cheers everyone!


LOL! Man the f~ up! You go, Sara. Aye, lass, yer fekkin' deadly ye are! Thanks for the morning laugh.


MTFU...yep, sounds kind'a military.


Normally YOU are the level-headed one here Sara...but like Camille said, it's good to see you in a lather! A RANT even! I LOVE IT! And Yep, crossin' that "little white line" FIRST is surely going to be quite the challenge for the upstart Young-Un. Green Jersey, HA! He'll be lucky if he gets green SOCKS in the near future!


Not to mention that you've actually got to FINISH the Tour to win the jersey. He abandoned when the race hit the Alps. 'Nuff said.

Sara Best

Waddy, I love you. I totally forgot about that small, yet highly important fact during my rant!

That just made my day.


UH-oh, now *Waddy's* gonna be all in a lather now... ;)


I'm still laughing about "Talk to the vibrator"


Kind'a goes along w/ Dr. Evil's "Talk to the Hand"..(YIKES!)


uh oh - I see a mysterious box of green socks in the IA's future - soon to mailed to a certain hot-head rider.

I distinctly heard a whip cracking North of the Border with that post Sara!! Run kids, hide, mommies in a MOOD!


This post goes along with one of my other favorites on the same topic that Sara wrote in August:

"So, let's do the math here. That makes 8 career wins for Cavendish as a pro rider and hmmm, 7 times 4, carry the one, plus six, divide by three...oh yes, 82 career wins for McEwen.

You just go ahead and keep practicing on that bike Mark.

I hate that kid."

Priceless. :)

Sara Best

What can I say?

He just brings something out in me. He pushes my buttons.

Actually, after that August post, someone here made a very good point: what the hell am I going to do if I ever have to interview him?

susie b

Larry, Matt, Waddy, you accepted the challenge & made me laugh. Here's another little story to enjoy, courtesy of Camille & my habit of archiving emails. :


Sally was driving home from one of her business
trips in Northern Arizona when she saw an elderly
Navajo woman walking on the side of the road.

As the trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped
the car and asked the Navajo woman if she would like a ride.

With a silent nod of thanks, the woman got into the car.

Resuming the journey, Sally tried in vain to make
a bit of small talk with the Navajo woman. The old
woman just sat silently, looking intently at
everything she saw, studying every little detail,
until she noticed a brown bag on the seat next to Sally.

"What in bag?" asked the old woman.

Sally looked down at the brown bag and said, "It's
a bottle of wine. I got it for my husband."

The Navajo woman was silent for another moment or two.

Then speaking with the quiet wisdom of an elder,
she said:

"Good trade....."


OMG, you guys are ON!!!
Between "talk to the vibrator" cyberspace high 5's, and Sara's post on Mark!

Sara loved your interview of Dom!! I was yelling at him, I've seen you on the podium here in MO and in Downers Grove!
I liked his assessment of the American races that the Euro teams come to. It's true, if the North American teams rode like a training ride; we'd be all over them! The Euro riders show up, and we fall at their feet!! And I think it's crummy that the small teams are struggling. But they are in Europe too, I guess.

Did everyone read Will Frisckorn's diary at VN? It's about the stage race in Mexico, pretty cool.

I'm need to start packing to head to KC and see my sister and her boys...I've got to go to a football game to watch my nephew, ( the star of the 3-4graders) win, so they go to the playoffs!


Have a great birthday weekend Theresa!

susie b

Sara, I agree with everyone - love it when you rant! This week I've been paying penance for so much emailing & commenting last week that I haven't been able to join in too much, but I've enjoyed all.

Here's something kind of funny/odd. I received three emails this week from three different people telling me I should check out three different posts at a former haunt of ours. Weird with the all the threes & I'm sure there's some "meaning", but so far it has eluded me. Anyway, I did as suggested & did read some touching &/or interesting things. For example, hey woof - someone heard you & is training on pavement. And Larry, it looks like our wager is really, REALLY on. I just read today's missive, & boy, I wish I'd known about the job opening. I would have saved him some money.

susie b

Oh, & yes, Theresa's birthday is tomorrow! Happy Birthday to youuuuu! Have some cake, wear those Party Pants I KNOW you've got in your closet & we'll be expecting a report come Monday!

And can I just say I've read the rumor that Librans rule the world. HAH! It's a FACT!. :)


Or do what I'd do - party sans pants! Perhaps Theresa should post tomorrow in her BIRTHDAY SUIT! I know, what'd you expect from ME?


Hhhaaapppy Buuuurthday tooooo yoooooou, Haaaaapppy Buuuuurthday toOOOOooooo yuuuuuuu. Haaaaappppy BuuUUUUUuuurthdAAAaaaaaay Deeeeeeeeeer Thhhhheeeeeerrrrrreeeesaaaaaaaaaaa!
Happy birthday to you. MUAH!!!


Sara, you give the best rant.

I think it's the contrast of the sweetness with the nasty that makes it so good. MC is a dud.


MC?? Thats ME! Could you possibly mean MD??? And btw, I have deleted all my links to 'that' site...felt pretty good doing it too...but no, I don't hold a grudge or anything...but I figure to NOT give him the benefits of any HITS from ME, no sir! So no more sneaking over 'there' anymore...nothing of interest anyway! (been WEEKS since I been 'over there'). Time for work...only THREE MORE GRAVEYARD SHIFTS!! The light at the end of the tunnel has been turned ON!! Woo-HOOOOOO!!!

susie b

One thing I absolutely love is singing along to certain songs on the radio. Belting them out really. And especially in the car. LOVE it. It's better when you have a whole car full of friends belting out with you, but solo is awesome too. On the way to work this morning, two of my fave "belt-out" songs came on the radio, back-to-back! Couldn't believe it as it's been a long time since I'd heard either. Why, it almost made me pee my pants... :)

1st up was "Smoky Mountain Rain". You go, Ronnie.

THEN, even better :

"Take it!
Take another piece of my heart now baby!
I know you will.
Break it!
Break another piece of my heart now baby!
'Cause you know you got it if it makes you feel good, so good."
Janis, Faith, whoever, I can not NOT sing along whenever I hear it.

Once I got here, I plopped Christina's CD on the player. Love this CD. It's a double. For the 1st 4 months, I pretty much only listened to the 2nd disc, with mostly Linda Perry penned tunes. Lately, I've been listening more to the 1st. I wish I'd paid attention to the lyrics of this one song before now, could have come in handy ; -

"...Gotta get up
Keep my head up
Gonna keep on turnin it up
Never let up
If I keep on steppin it up
Imma prove that I ain't ever gonna be stopped
Like it or not."

It is a truly awesome song, great beat, great funk. I pump up the volume when it comes on & dance around in my Herman Miller chair. It's, uh, titled "Here To Stay".... which is kinda funny, come to think about it... ;) ;)

Anyway, what are ya'll's songs that you just HAVE to sing along with in the car? I'll probably make Waddy, Larry & the rest of the guys gag right now & say "Sugar, Sugar" has been on my list since I was a kid. "Awwwww, honey, honey....! :)


Neil Young -- HELPLESS

Gives me goosebumps all over!


No my dear Matt, you are far from Dud-dly. I was referring to Mark Caven...oh wait, you KNEW that, pulling my leg, fishin' for a comp are ya? All you have to do is ask honey, and I'll give you one aaaanytime (you know Camille will too, we may be trampy, but we are sincere).

Sing a long songs: Burnin' Down The House-Talking Heads. Ram-Fleetwood Mac (well, actually mostly dancin' in my seat). Love Shack-B52s. Money for Nothin'-Dire Straits. Freeze Frame-J Geils Band. Don't Stand So Close To-Me Police. And last but not least.... Rock the Casbah-The Clash. There's even an armadillo!
Oooo and Elvis Costello, um, Watching the Detectives! That reminds me of Warren Zevon, damn I miss him-Lawyers, Guns and Money. And pretty much anything by the Beatles and Randy Newman.

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