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TGIF Wild Card — 8.29.14

My three-day Labor Day Weekend is already booked. A symphony concert. A family birthday party. And two Fantasy Football League drafts. Last year, I was a novice re: Fantasy Football. This year, I'm hooked. At stake? Bragging rights, especially in the league formed among my siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews this year, Portuguese Men of War. A niece already has objected to the “Men” part of the title. To which, son-in-law/commissioner Okie Doke, who thought it up, responds, “Aren't we all just beautiful jellyfish?” Now for today's Wild Card …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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