Always on the watch for Marshawn Lynch. Here he’s caught on video with a couple of dolls.
— Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) September 11, 2016
Updated 11:52 am.
It has been eons since I have posted anything about Marshawn Lynch. Not since he retired from the NFL. No I haven’t forgotten about Mr. Lynch or stopped watching him because he is no longer playing. To me he is the single most interesting character out there.
Yes. I have met him. Charming. Magnetic. Real. Class.
Class? Yes, class.
Because of the American obsession with skin color most see people with obvious African lineage as classy only when they mimic people of obvious European lineage. Well not exactly. Let’s just say black folk dressing, speaking and acting like well-to-do white folk.
But never mind that.
One of the things I most love about Lynch is how real he is and true to himself. Such a damn rarity often unappreciated. Many folks find it downright offensive. I thrive on it.
Here is Marshawn being at his real best. What a classy way to say eff you (my interpretation).
Someone presented Mr. Lynch with a New England Patriots tee for him to sign. If you look closely you can see he has written “Beast Mode U Bitch”. The marks above that are reportedly him scratching out the New England logo and team name Patriots. That’s my man.
Lynch has been in Australia supporting and even doing a bit of working out with the Cal football team acting as scout team running back, Cal being his alma mater. But he also launched Beast Mode Australia. Browse Beast Mode Online here.
Oh, and in his spare time Shawn worked out with a professional rugby team too. Go to Sports Illustrated to see a video of it »
It’s about that action boss.
• Marshawn Lynch checks in with Christine Michael and Thomas Rawls from Australia; Sheil Kapadia; ESPN; August 26, 2016.
I took these images around The First Church of Christ, Scientist on S. Third in Old Louisville. The Church will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of breaking ground for its magnificent building next year. Amazing.
It is going through an extensive restoration at the moment. It is worth every dollar they are putting into it.
I fell in love with a gnarly old tree too battling with a nearby pine tree. I believe the gnarly old tree will win the day.
Came across this in my internet travels. It is beautiful.
This is such a wonderful staging of Turandot. The setting is magical. And it features Barbara Frittoli as Liu. Can never get enough Frittoli. Watch!
Subtitled in several languages including English.
Zubin Mehta conducts the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino orchestra and chorus in this performance of Puccini’s opera. The cruel Princess Turandot (Giovanna Casolla), ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are executed. Prince Calaf (Sergej Larin), son of the exiled king of Tartary, falls in love with Turandot as soon as he sets eyes on her, and despite the protestations of his friends and family sets out to pass her test.
Puccini began working on the opera Turandot in 1920. The next year, he started composing the music. Two years later, in 1924, Puccini had all but finished the opera’s final duet.
Puccini disliked the text of the duet and postponed composing it until he was able to correct the text. When he finally chose the words for it, two days later he was was diagnosed with throat cancer. Having decided to travel to Belgium for treatment and surgery the last week of November 1924, Puccini died as a result of the surgery on November 29. Therefore, the opera itself was never finished by Puccini.