Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

Home Run Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew, one of my all-time favorite baseball players, died today, age 74.  Forearms of  steel and a cement glove. Nice obit in the NYTimes.

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Why Lose Face When You Can Lose Your Whole Head?

Another tragic twist in the Tenerife beheading story: Before the attack, Deyan Valentinov Deyanov asked a store owner for a large knife because, he said, “I’m going to kill someone.” But the shopkeeper didn’t report the threat to police. Deyanov … Continue reading

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