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Standard time is (much) better, so says science

This blog post is not going to make me popular. I turned back time like Cher this morning, and like many of you, I’m for abolishing the twice-a-year clock switch-a-roo. … Continue reading Standard time is (much) better, so says science

Ryan’s Playlist No. 5: Nothin’ But Damned Great Music

The month of October has came and went, and just like that we’re faced with the onset of 2020. What a wacky year it’s going to be. But it’s another … Continue reading Ryan’s Playlist No. 5: Nothin’ But Damned Great Music

4 business takeaways from the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals

When the Washington Nationals saw Bryce Harper escape to Philadelphia, it wouldn’t have been unreasonable to expect the Nats to slip. Most baseball people said that the club was still … Continue reading 4 business takeaways from the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals

Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

I’ve had a hard time getting my road legs back.  Two years ago, I would have called myself a hardcore runner. A slow, hardcore runner, but definitely an accomplished one. … Continue reading Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

3 reasons why the Oklahoma Sooners fell flat against Kansas State

The last time the Sooner Schooner tipped over, Oklahoma lost. To Kansas State. Deja vu. And the Sooners totally deserved it. The final was 48-41, but I’m here to tell … Continue reading 3 reasons why the Oklahoma Sooners fell flat against Kansas State

NBA 2019-20 predictions: Can Toronto repeat? How bad is OKC??

There was so much change in the Association this summer that watching Tuesday night’s Lakers-Clippers game was like watching a futuristic movie. The Clippers didn’t just look good. They looked … Continue reading NBA 2019-20 predictions: Can Toronto repeat? How bad is OKC??

SiriusXM’s Johnny Carson channel is the best thing they’ve created in years

I’m a devotee of all-things SiriusXM, and even if I were considering dropping the subscription ($44.99 for two vehicles), my mind would have been changed at the beginning of October. … Continue reading SiriusXM’s Johnny Carson channel is the best thing they’ve created in years

How to play Post Malone’s “Circles” on the piano + chord progressions

This is my piano cover of “Circles” by Post Malone. I posted it to YouTube a couple weeks ago after becoming obsessed with the song. It’s such a change-of-pace for … Continue reading How to play Post Malone’s “Circles” on the piano + chord progressions

Ryan’s Playlist No. 4: How ‘The Git Up’ became a TikTok challenge + Houses, Bleachers, Aldous Harding, Mitski & Local Natives

I’m way behind on my blog playlists, and I’m not sure if that’s because of my schedule or because of a lack of good music I’m hearing. Maybe I’m out … Continue reading Ryan’s Playlist No. 4: How ‘The Git Up’ became a TikTok challenge + Houses, Bleachers, Aldous Harding, Mitski & Local Natives

Jalen Hurts Named Sooners’ Starter, But D’Eriq King Is The QB Oklahoma Needs To Worry About

The Oklahoma Sooners named Jalen Hurts starting quarterback on Monday in breaking news that nobody doubted. The Alabama graduate transfer was a shoo-in for the job, it seemed, over the … Continue reading Jalen Hurts Named Sooners’ Starter, But D’Eriq King Is The QB Oklahoma Needs To Worry About

Is Oklahoma Sooners QB Spencer Rattler Closing In On Jalen Hurts?

I’ve only begun to dive into Netflix’s QB1 series featuring Oklahoma Sooners phenom Spencer Rattler during his time at Pinnacle in Phoenix. I’m struck by how small he is compared … Continue reading Is Oklahoma Sooners QB Spencer Rattler Closing In On Jalen Hurts?