I remember the moment like it was yesterday; it was yesterday. A talking head on ESPN, the text below him parroting the hard truth he was speaking. “Manti Te’o’s girlfriend never existed.” It was the moment I knew I’d been hoaxed.
Mr. Te’o, the best player on a great college football team, became an inspirational figure by playing on in the face of the passing of his grandmother and girlfriend on the same day. So many of us felt for the kid.
I didn’t know how to help. Then, late one night, it hit me. She probably had a pet that was left behind. It was probably a cat. I’ve never had a cat, but I would have this one and raise it like my own.
I Had A Cat…
After some internet research and a few calls I heard the words I was hoping for from an animal shelter worker: “yeah, we’ve got Manti Te’o’s girlfriend’s cat and you can adopt him. We’ll fly him right out.” It sounded like he said something about a nut job as he hung up, but I can’t be sure. Read the rest of this entry »
The Jolie stopped in North Carolina for a day while in transit from her soon to be published California adventure to her upcoming visit to the Washington, DC area. This visit was completely unexpected, but apparently she wanted to see The Omawari-son and the North Carolina State Marching Band play at the big football game between NC State and the University of North Carolina.
The Jolie complained the whole ride about having to pay $5 for a ride to the stadium from a satellite lot in Chapel Hill. She was starting to get on everyone’s nerves until… Read the rest of this entry »