A record setting day in the mobile child delivery system industry. 22 cars parked beat the record (of 21 cars set yesterday). However to be fair, My-Sugar-Na and I made more money yesterday, as the "Demand is more than supply" theory set the pricing. And to prove the free market works, today "Supply was more than demand", so pricing needed to be adjusted accordingly. However as of tonight, we are 60% of what we made last year, with a full week to go. My theory that more folks are taking local vacations seems to be bearing out.
However, I did park two cars with Illinois plates today. They were both good sports, however, none agreed to pay the "The Cubs can *** my *** tax. They also wouldn't pay the $20 exit fee to leave my driveway. Typical Cubs fans.
So my lovely bride and I park 22 cars (with a yard capacity of 12) from 11:00 AM through 6:00 PM, and I fire up the ol' grill for dinner. We eat, I shower, then flop exhaustedly onto the couch with the intent of flipping mindlessly through the channels, while thinking of how I can get to a craps game with my parking take (before My-Sugar-Na blows it all on bills and school supplies). The plan was to fall asleep on the couch around 8:00 PM, wake up when the missus goes to bed, then get on-line and make this blog entry.
I start flipping the channels at 4. Then 5. Then 6. Then I drop my remote control. There is a camera pointed at some clouds in Green Bay, and within seconds, a private plane lands at Apple Struedel airport. Brett Favre has made it to terra firma in Wisconsin. But why in the hell are we now watching his car drive to his house? Why is the camera in the helicopter (why is there a helicopter?) following Favre's SUV OJ-style until he pulls into his garage. Did Favre kill his former wife and her current lover? Does he have a gun to his head? Does this mean the Houston Rockets are about to win the NBA title this week?
No. It means three things. It means that (1) it is raining in Green Bay and they are delaying the start of the Packers Family Night exhibition (which in it self is a reason to be upset... we are missing a Simpsons rerun); (2) that some TV station in Green Bay is justifying the use of their station helicopter, and (3) Brett Favre is God... actually bigger than God, as I don't ever recall a helicopter following God around as he puts the Virgin Mary's face on a tortilla in Mexico.
On Steve's blog, I joked that lots of people are currently better QBs that Favre. In reality, I contend that CURRENTLY, he barely cracks the Top 10. Whatever the case may be, I got sick of this drama a month ago while I first saw it while in a hotel room in Albuquerque watching My-Sugar-Na sleep. Favre is a legend, check. The Packers believe that Aaron Rodgers in 2008 is a better option than Favre, check. Favre (whether coerced or not) retired, check. Favre didn't make it through one off-season before unretiring, check. Favre will be reinstated into the NFL tomorrow (Monday) morning, check. Favre either will play the 2008 season for the Packers or not-the-Packers, check.
Everything else is garbage and speculation.
Yesterday, the NFL Network announced that Favre would accept the Packers
$20,000,000 bribe personal services contract. At the same time, ESPN's Ed Werder said that Favre would play again this season.
When the NFL's own mouthpiece can't get it right, you know that nobody knows what the F-bomb is going on. Now its time to watch Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Too bad its not a Mike Logan one.