To be honest, I didn't even watch the SuperBowl. I was interested in the outcome because of where I live, but I can't remember the last time I watched an entire football game, start to finish. Magnum, however had no intention of not watching, while I was thinking what a good time it would be to go hit the grocery store.
Dutiful wife that I am, I joined him on the futon to be a calming presence, then commenced to putting in my earbuds and streaming a chick flick on my tablet. I think I enjoyed myself more than Magnum enjoyed his.
I would pause my movie and check in with him every now and then, and the answer was always the same. "Bad to worse". I also have a fair number of friends who are diehard Broncos fans, and I would occasionally check in at facebook
This "status update", which popped in shortly after the start of the second half, is pretty representative of my newsfeed in general:
Then, of course, there's today. Most of my classmates and instructors at school had to get in a few comments. It was like some tribal ritual that had to take place before we could just move on. I'm sure similar things were going on at offices and other places of business.
And also on campus was, alas, Clyde: The Sequel:
Now who needs a hug? .