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Steelers seemed to play better overall today, but sadly, end result was still a FAIL. Not that 6-6 is a bad record, because it's not, it's just not what the team is truly capable of achieving, and we have blown several games to ourselves not being able to outplay the other teams. The opponents may have appeared to everyone else as the weaker team (esp. Kansas City and Oakland) but they had fleeting moments of sheer greatness that impressed everyone and allowed them to make magic happen, and win. I know it's "just football" and the Steelers did win the Super Bowl last year, so it makes them somewhat more of a target, but it's still a tough pill for me to swallow. Plus, I was working today and didn't get to see any of the game until it was sliced and diced on Sunday Night Football (where, for the record, Brett Brett & the Vikings lost to the Cardinals, and lost pretty badly, not as close as the score may imply to some, sadly).

Football rant/commentary suspended. On to other topics...

Christmas is coming, and coming SOON (18 days? WHAT?!)! This year has marked a lot of big events, and changes. There are always good moments mixed in with bad moments, but I am an extremely reflective person and like to see the big picture of life as a whole. Deep down, I know some traditions (or I guess I shouldn't say I know, it's more like I hope) will never die, and I am looking forward to the sights and sounds I typically come to love with the people who mean most to me! There are so many things I want to try to accomplish in the coming weeks but we will have to see what time I can dedicate to making these things happen. Gifts are almost done, and it's party planning that I'm really concentrating on now.

I think I'm temporarily tapped out of commentary for the time being, and that's only because being tired just hit me like a Mack truck. Sleep and to be continued later!


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