Archive for January 2nd, 2014

Hello, 2014!

There was a lot of coverage on CNN yesterday on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and folks lining up to get their stash. They reported the price at around $40 per eighth of an ounce. I wonder how many joints you can roll out of an eighth. So that’s $320 for a lid. Man that better be some good s__t is you ask me.

Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan doesn’t want incoming Houston Community College (HCC) Trustee David Wilson to take office. Vince says Wilson is not a resident of HCC. Excuse me while I scratch my head on this one. Why didn’t Vince move on this right after Wilson filed for office a few months ago? A couple of Democrats that I respect have told me in the past few days that they don’t like the idea of Vince trying to undo the results of an election. Stay tuned on this one for sure.

Who played in the most games for the ‘Stros last season?

The lead story in today’s Chron is about the Mayor wanting to revise term limits from the current three two year terms to two four year terms. Excuse me while I yawn. If you are going to change or revise the current structure go on ahead and put out a third option – to do away with term limits all together.

Ten years ago last November my old pal Ross Allyn was murdered. To my knowledge Ross didn’t get a mention last November and his killer is still on the loose.

The only local sports media fella that has a personal relationship with the incoming Texans coach was fired earlier this week by a local sports talk radio station. I am thinking he won’t be out of a job for much longer.

Jose Altuve and Matt Dominuez each played in 152 games this past season of course.

Opening the roof during games on not so hot summer nights is being discussed at The Yard.

Read Full Post »