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You say 'Mardi Gras', I say 'Paczki'

Posted 02-21-2012 at 07:29 AM by SloMotion
Updated 02-21-2012 at 05:56 PM by SloMotion (title, spelling)

The tuesday before Ash Wednesday, Fat Tuesday ... Mardi Gras ... a Christian holiday and popular cultural phenomenon dating back thousands of years to pagan spring and fertility rites ... being from the north, a holiday I probably would never have paid much attention to if it wasn't for a simple, fruit-filled donut. The tuesday before Ash Wednesday ... Paczki Day.

It occurrs to me while standing in line at zero-dark-thirty, waiting to get a dozen (or so) of the sugary treats that...
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Beat by Both; A Lions fan's perspective on Saints/Forty-Niners

Posted 01-09-2012 at 08:58 AM by SloMotion
Updated 01-09-2012 at 11:11 AM by SloMotion (edited for 'Swamp People' quote accuracy)

I know what you're thinking, WTH is a Lions fan doing blogging on a Saints forum about the Forty-Niners? Well, let me tell you . . . being from the Motor City, I'm opinionated, never at a loss for words and in the unique postion of having been beaten by both New Orleans and San Francisco . . . so, without further ado, I would like to thank my hosts at Black and Gold for giving me the opportunity to write this blog and finally realize a lifelong dream of being a 'beat writer', lol.

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