Monthly Archives: August 2015

A very short history of 1st down

I’m still working on the puzzle in American football’s history I touched upon in an earlier post, here — namely, why the original formulation of football’s 1st down rule included awarding a new set of downs for the loss of … Continue reading

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SIGHTINGS: Juvenile moose on yesterday’s walk with Meistie

A young moose appeared a few yards behind us on the trail underneath the I-90 overpass on yesterday’s walk with Meistie.  He seemed disoriented and, perhaps, looking for mom.  I was worried about mom, too, actually.  So I crossed over … Continue reading

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