Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Updated: November 29, 7:04 PM ET
By Jay Cronley
Special to ESPN.com
Fewer IRS audits.
Dunkin Donuts coffee.
Frontline flea juice.
Hank Goldberg's picks.
The Racing Form.
The Mute button.
The possibility of peace.
Poppy Montgomery (she's on one of those cop-show-things that all look alike except for her).
Dean & Deluca.
People who feed the needy more than one day a year.
The rage against cell phones used by drivers and grocery shoppers.
Donald E. Westlake novels.
Bad free throw shooters.
Slot machine players.
Women tennis players from Russia.
Oscilloccinum (made of something like duck guts, but don't laugh, it works on the flu).
Heated car seats.
USC female cheerleaders.
Small horse race tracks.
"The Shield" returns soon (it's the only great show on television).
Imus in the morning.
Ed McBain novels.
The Independence Bowl (it might sleet).
Fifteen-yard pass interference penalties in college football (the point-of-foul penalty in the pros is nuts because it assumes the pass would have been caught).
Ex-wives (considering the alternative).
Paper road maps.
Christmas decorations at the OTB joints (including tellers in elfin gear).
One hundred and 50 cable channels.
Bad guys trying to smash Horatio Caine.
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