Last night, I watched the Grammy Awards tribute to the Beatles, and as Alicia Keys and John Legend performed "Let It Be," I admired their lovely voices. But it also reminded me of something I've wondered about for a long time.
Last night, I stayed up late watching the scholar athletes at my alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, defeat Alabama 45-31 in the Sugar Bowl. Since OU was a 17-point underdog, the outcome was a real pleasure for Sooner fans.
(Here's a guest post by Chicago writer Lynda Barckert, a native of Birmingham in Florence Township in Erie County. Hope everyone's local college kids had an easier time getting home than she did -- Tom)