Will Rogers Today

Weekly Comments Will Rogers Quotations Articles About Randall Reeder
Photo Gallery Meeting Planner Clients-Testimonials Videos
Return to Home Page Tell a Friend about Will Rogers Today Subscribe to Weekly Comments Contact Randall Reeder



Weekly Comments Archive
Return to the Weekly Comments Archive


Archived Issues

Sorted by Date of Publication
Click on a Publication Date to view Comments


Wednesday, October 15, 2003 ISSUE #293
 

Weekly Comments: Miami Cheers while Chicago Mourns

# 293, October 15, 2003

COLUMBUS: Chicago got flattened tonight. Al Capone and Mrs' O'Leary's cow combined couldn't have done any worse. The whole country was cheering for the Cubs, except for a handful of folks in Miami, but it made no difference. Mr. Wrigley's boys played like they had gum stuck to their shoes.

They can't blame it all on that one fan in Game 6. There's no single play in baseball that gets you 8 runs. Still, I bet when that game ended there was a bunch of you thinking of Bill Buckner.

When the Florida Marlins hired Jack McKeon to manage the team, everyone said he was too old to win. Well, he is 72, but his team is in the World Series, and a whole lot of younger fellows will be sitting at home watching 'em play. They forgot something else. This is south Florida. Anyone 72 is middle age.

The Red Sox and Yankees play Game 7 tomorrow. You better believe the folks running the television network are pulling for Boston, just like they were rooting for the Cubs.

Here in Columbus the Quarter Horse Congress is going on at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. There's horses everywhere you look, but there's more trailers, and trucks to pull 'em with, than there are horses.

I saw one big long trailer, with room for 3 horses in back, plus living quarters for a whole family. Boy, you talk about money. Walnut paneling, air conditioning, plush carpet. And that was just for the horses.

I wouldn't mind having one of those luxury trailers. Of course we would have to sell the house to afford it. Then it would take one of those big dually pickup trucks to tow it, so in the long run I figure I'm better off keeping the house.

Since we talked last, Arnold cleaned up in California. I didn't have to dig out my Resignation Speech, so I may go to Oklahoma and check out the race for Senate. Don Nichols is retiring, but between J.C. Watts, Steve Largent, Frank Keating, and a couple of dark horse candidates I might get just as many votes as I did in California.

Historic quote from Will Rogers:

"The country has gone sane and got back to horses." DT #2112, May 11, 1933


Return to the Weekly Comments Current Issue

 

For details on how you can ‘rope’ Will Rogers for your next meeting or convention,
contact Randall Reeder at:

4779 Baldwin Road
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
(Columbus Area)
-or- Send e-Mail at:
willrogers@aol.com




Visit the Will Rogers Museum Web Site at www.willrogers.com

Home - Weekly Comments - Quotes - Articles About Randall -
Photo Gallery - Meeting Planner - Clients-Testimonials - Subscribe - Contact

Copyright © 1999-2017, Randall Reeder. All Rights Reserved.
Created by Marc Flinn. Site Maintenance by MarkLeder.com