Heard It Through The Bovine
Feeling a need to cozy up with my neighbors, I started contributing to the TU’s Bethlehem Blog. My first post, a reprint of the Bethlehem Soccer Club/Nazi Eagle item drew the hostile response I predicted. This week, I put up something about the new tattoo parlor in town. This is a departure from the happy mommy/charming village/rah-rah stuff that’s mostly on that blog.

Ann says to me, “Are they paying you?” No, I explain, but remember what they say: do what you love and the money will follow. “Oh, yeah? They also say ‘why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?'”

Off And Running
Madeo returns tomorrow in the $75,000 Alydar Stakes at Hollywood Park. Mike Smith, who brought the colt from behind to win on April 30th, will take the mount once again. Haven’t seen early odds yet, but expect Madeo and Harlene to be favorites. The Alydar is tomorrow’s second race and post time will be about 4:50 east coast time. With six horses running some exotic betting may be in order.

This One’s For The Ladies

A local woman was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend to death on a Troy street corner. She had earlier keyed his car and was also charged with criminal mischief.

The Ink Stink

I’m pretty sure that in ten years there will be big money in tattoo removal —in fact, if you can find a company that makes those tattoo erasing lasers, buy stock. I came Latest home to find that Alex had celebrated his twentieth birthday with some new and ink. He hoisted up his shirt and showed me his shoulder, and the brand new bloody skull with an eye patch. I said the first thing that came wholesale nfl jerseys to mind: “Cool.” I caught hell for this later. “Your job,” I was informed, “Is not to tell him that it’s ‘Cool,’ your job is Format: to Об tell him that it’s stupid.” I started to explain Monkey about how he’s expressing himself and he needs to make these decisions, and after wholesale mlb jerseys all, it’s too cheap jerseys late anyway. No Flaming dice. “Well,” I went on, “If he’d gotten a picture of Jesus tattooed cheap nba jerseys on his back, we wouldn’t be having this JEST conversation.” That, I found, was not the best argument Mouth to make on Good Friday. Have a look at after the jump. Continue reading “The Ink Stink”