Happy Autumn + NFL Music Poll Update

Happy autumn everyone!  In case you didn’t know, today, September 22, is the first official day of fall.  Despite the lingering warm weather, many of us have already been chowing down on fall flavored goodies and pulling out our light sweaters and other autumn gear for a few weeks.  Here in Phoenix we still have another week of 100 degree weather but by next weekend, the temps will be down to the low 90s. Woo hoo!

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Poll Added + Opportunity for Bloggers

Poll Added

I just added a poll into yesterday’s post on NFL theme music.  Even if you aren’t a football fan, feel free to take a listen to all 4 pieces of music and vote on the poll.

Opportunity for  Bloggers

Also, I just re-blogged a post from the Mirrored Self blog regarding an exciting new e-book venture featuring content from bloggers.  Click on over to find out how you can get involved.

Enjoy what is left of the weekend!

CBS, Fox, NBC or the Mouse House: Who Has the Best NFL Theme Music?

Not a fan of American Football? Keep reading, this post is equal parts football  AND music.

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Commuter Chronicles #3 Update: Rest in Peace Burt Sugar

Earlier this week I uploaded a “Commuter Chronicles” post about a how a fellow light rail passenger thought he spotted Bert Sugar waiting for the next train. I didn’t even know who Bert Sugar was until this encounter at the light rail in July 2011, and I thought it was an interesting enough encounter to blog about. I just logged on about 30 minutes and saw the news that Bert Sugar died today after going into cardiac arrest.

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Commuter Chronicles #3: Bert Sugar

Sometime around mid- July, the All Star Major League Baseball event came to downtown Phoenix.  Although the downtown area sees a good amount of people on any given day, an event such as this makes any given day look like a ghost town.  People were everywhere, cars were everywhere and the light rail seemed to be the easiest way to get the hell out of there. Continue reading