Coming to you live from the snow-covered hills of upstate New York….
-A lot of second-guessing over Pete Carroll’s decision to throw on 2nd down from the 1 yard line with 2 time outs. Interestingly, no one is second-guessing his decision to throw for the end zone with 10 seconds left and no time outs at the end of the first half rather than take the almost sure 3 points of a field goal. I actually understand his thinking on both plays, though if I’m coaching that team, there’s no way Marshawn Lynch doesn’t get the ball from the 1.
-And here’s something: why on earth would you celebrate scoring a touchdown in what is the most-watched event in America (the world?) by pretending to take a dump on the field? What part of your brain is compromised if you think that’s a good idea?
-I’m trying to think of more to write so I don’t have to go out and shovel.
-Lost in the shuffle of Super Bowl week is the 1-year anniversary of my signing with Carrie Pestritto at The Prospect Agency–I might actually do a “How I Met My Agent” story at the end of the week. I am thrilled to be working with Carrie, and we’re pushing for a successful 2015.
-At roughly 25% in, my current project has shrunk by 3,000 words. I love it when you can make a chapter or scene more substantial by adding to it, and still have the overall word count come down. Some day–and that day may never come–I’ll learn to write it right the first time. Of course, if I did, I’d deprive myself of all this fun.
-I can ignore the snow no longer–have a nice week, everyone!