Used to be you could sort of depend on the Bears to make the winter less sucky.
Not so in the Winter of 2007.
This year the happy has come from the Kosuke Fukudome signing.
I'm all in the Big Good Mood.
And even though spring training is months away and I've got a shovel in my hands, I'm thinking about summer.
That's a good trick, Jim Hendry.
I was walking from Walgreens last weekend and there was a guy wearing a Packer hat coming my way, staring me down, and I thought, "Not that again."
Remember late 90's when perfectly normal men and women you knew and respected suddenly put on Packer hats and...switched?
And poor Kyle Orton.
Whatever chance you want to call it - "big", "fair", or "no" - I just don't envy you.
The line's a wreck and the B-Team back is starting, and the defense...
Well, get out there and give 'em hell, kid.
(I think that was Paul Newman's Mom's line in "Cool Hand Luke", shortly before young Paul takes the rifle shot in the neck...)