(For the record, I've not been contacted by Captain Nowak's defense team. I still like my explanation better than the one they've come up with -- even if we both wind up with an insanity defense.)
Anyway, I didn't read the Sun-Times on February 11, 2007. (I get that other paper at home on Sundays.)
And look what I missed: Second Effort made the Quick Takes column! (I came across this at a site called Find Articles):
TRY, TRY AGAINThis is a real thrill for me. Maybe you can't tell. And I didn't even know about it!
Blog Subtitle of the Week (Second Effort at secondeffort.blogspot.com):
". . . If you look carefully, you can see the twinkle in the old curmudgeon's eye. Or is that a cataract?"
My first MSM reference... and I'm just as slow on the uptake as ever....