1. S&P downgraded my blog rating from Boring to Boring Minus. Does that seem fair?
2. Of course I will root for the Redskins with limitless devotion. But could they make it a little easier this year?
3. Did you know that President Clinton’s Deputy Chief of Staff Harold M. Ickes‘ father was Harold L. Ickes, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Secretary of the Interior–who refused to sell helium to the Nazis? Did you know that father and son disagree about how to pronounce their surname? (Ick-ess vs. Ick-eez.)
…If Adam and Eve had not fallen from grace, how would they have exercised their religion? Would they have used a prayerbook?