Boy do I wish I had been in Denver this past week. It’s at a time like this that you feel true love and homesickness for your hometown. Denver is bursting with life, and I wish I could touch it and feel it, not just view it from afar on livestream.
When I sat down to watch the Super Bowl with some friends, one of them quipped: “Do you even know the rules of football?” “Yes, I know the basics,” I replied, “I know what a touchdown is,” to which one friend burst out laughing.
Over the years I have accumulated more basics than that, like . . . the object is to get the ball down the field; there are downs, there are yard lines, uh, basics like that.