Quibbles And Bits: Leftovers And Hoops

by Kevin Burton    For most people, but not for me, today is Black Friday. To me it should be National Leftovers Day.    There is a leftovers day, Nov. 29.  Leftovers Day should be a holiday falling on the Friday after Thanksgiving every year. If you are hosting you have your own leftovers. If …

Turkeys In Flight? Science And Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    If you’re like me, most of what you know about turkeys comes from a cookbook and WKRP In Cincinnati.  Good thing Nicole Cosgrove is here to help us out.    Cosgrove is the lead Pet Editor for http://www.petkeen.com.  Once our laughter at the classic Les Nessman turkey drop broadcast has subsided, …

Serving Up Turkey Tales This Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    Today we’re talking turkey as you prepare for your festive Thanksgiving celebration.  Call this food for thought before the actual food.    Though ham may appear on just as many tables as turkey on Thursday, you’ll likely never hear Thanksgiving called Ham Day.    So feast your eyes now, on ten …

Christmas Joy, Late Cards, Lost And Found

by Kevin Burton    You won’t find any turkey or dressing below, but I do have here a sampling of Christmas leftovers.    These are the fragments you can stitch together for a true accounting of the most wonderful time of the year, Burton style. Here is what it looked like:    It isn’t really …

How About A Little Thanksliving?

by Kevin Burton    This may be hard to believe, but once in a great while I can be a little grumpy.    I know, I know, but it’s true. You can take my word for it, or ask my wife.    But I always see the bright side, 100 percent of the time. In …

USA Women Get Silver At Paralympics

by Kevin Burton    The USA women’s goalball team will come home with silver medals after a 9-2 loss to Turkey in the Paralympic final in Tokyo this morning.     The now two-time defending champion Turkey avenged its only loss of the tournament, a 4-3 loss to the US in the group stage.    Asya …

USA Men’s Goalball Third In Group A

by Kevin Burton    After stunning world champion Brasil yesterday, USA men’s goalball was brought crashing back to earth after an 11-1 loss to host Japan in Paralympic goalball this morning.        The United States Association of Blind Athletes on its website called the win over Brasil a “statement game,” saying the USA is …