The evangelical speaker is Bishop Enoch Rouse (the great Clarke Peters), pastor of the Lil Piece of Heaven Baptist Church of Red Hook. Bishop Enoch, his long locks tucked into a spinster hairnet, has the gift of turning the Gospel into thrilling oratory; his sermons are poems on fire. Should not be, he thunders, the only God is football and rap! He thumps his copy of the Bible and shouts, my gangsta! Meet mysocial network! Backed by the inspired noodling of the church organist (Jonathan Batiste), hedeclares, don know what tomorrow holds.

If you want to see what I’m talking about but don’t have the time or desire to watch the whole game, then watch the first quarter and the first play in the second quarter. The first play of the second quarter James Worthy drives baseline and dunks on Bird. Dunks on him baaaaad.

Qu’il y allait de l’avenir de notre dmocratie. Qu’il fallait donner la parole aux dmunis, les dfendre, ne pas laisser la bureaucratie les touffer. Je rencontrais partout des personnes qui m’encourageaient. Remarkably, had we been writing this book a year earlier, this would have been a fairly simple activity to organize. When we first started to plan our chemical exposure experiments, we knew we could not do the 2,4 D test in Toronto, where we live, because the city had banned the cosmetic use of pesticides starting in April 2004. Even so, and even though there are nearly two hundred municipal bylaws in Canada banning pesticide use, we figured we could still find a few pesticide friendly municipalities nearby.

In a column I wrote here before CES, I outlined eight trends I suggested would come out of the show. I omitted a key trend known as the Internet of Everything (IOE), as it was implied throughout out most of the trends I listed. But now that I have digested the events of the show, I should have called it out as a trend in its own right because it ultimately became the true theme of this year CES..

Was awesome, he said. Saw some recognizable faces that had gotten a little bit older. I saw some old friends who mean a lot to me. Kings Lax, comprised entirely of players from Corona Del Mar High, uses Sand Storm as a preseason tune up. Mix led the squad to the Elite Division championship with a victory over rival Orange County. “We are not a typical club program that draws talent from a wide area, but our kids have been playing together for a long time and have great chemistry and a commitment to teamwork,” Chance said.

I would love to have the clean jaw line and abundant hair I had as a 25 year old, but there’s no way on earth I would want to be 25 again. The things we’ve seen, the obstacles we’ve faced, everything we’ve been through it’s priceless. It’s also a wonder that some of survived long enough to even have gray hairs.