Today will be the best Morning Reads ever. Why? Because it is the first day of my new assignment! Yes, that’s right. Every Wednesday from here until perpetuity I will be supplying you with the best links and music. Such as The Membranes with “Shine On Pumpkin Moon.”
For you Atlanta Braves fans: DON’T WORRY ABOUT THE NUMBER OF STRIKE OUTS THE TEAM WILL RACK UP. Seriously. An out is an out is an out is an out. Strike outs carry no more or less weight in a game than a ground out to third. If there’s one out-dated way of thinking about baseball that I could abolish, that might be it. Or fascination with closers. Or the reliance on bad statistics with RBIs, runs and wins probably at the top.
Paul Kwelicki, who spent four decades photographing life in Decatur County, had a book published with his work. “The Lens” blog at The NYT has a post with some of his pics and a neat little essay on his life.
For the second year in a row, the Georgia State University Marching Band will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. *sigh*. It is so tough to be an alumni of the best school in Georgia…
The AJC publishes their list of the 50 best restaurants in Atlanta on Friday, while Atlanta magazine already published theirs (the results will surprise exactly no one.)
Conference realignment seems done (as an FSU fan, not really happy about staying in the ACC but whatever) and the college football playoff name revealed (they went all original and creative-like with the name). First championship Jan. 12 2015.
Want to know what to cook? Hmm, I don’t know, really. Maybe this?