- Despite bona's trashtalking, I'm winning our head-to-head fantasy baseball battle 5-3.
- One of my favorite parts of the Chicago Tribune is Jon Hilkevitch's "Getting Around" transportation columns. Yesterday he wrote about the Open Road Tolling signage on the Illinois Tollways. You know those HUGE signs that say "Open Road Tolling. Rod R. Blagojevich, Governor."? They cost $15k apiece. Helpful to know as I'm idling on 294 trying to get through one of many toll booths under construction.
- I had the pleasure of listening to Reynolds Price on Fresh Air yesterday. He has a new book out, Letter to a Godchild (Concerning Faith) that I promptly reserved after listening to the interview. I also checked out The Good Priest's Son. It's excellent so far.
A few examples: Midwest in the fall: the myriad of colors of the trees and plants The forthcoming Over The Rhine record The Long Surrender…
Gregg blows closer's role Buh-bye.