I got my boys winning today. 0-3 will precipitate a riot in Dallas, and a month-long hiatus for me from all contact with the outside world. When I was in college, a Cowboys loss used to ruin my entire week. It was like my woman had left me.
I had to cut back. That was an ulcer in wait.
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