Ramblings from a Boston Boy stuck in New York
Tag Archives: Mid-American Conference
11-January-2011Posted by on
I like to think that I have enough integrity to admit when I am wrong. I recently wrote an article about my opinion on UMass Football joining the Mid-American Conference (MAC). In that article, I talked about how I thought the Big East was a much better choice for UMass. I used arguments about natural rivalries, more financially sound television deals and increased recruiting power (due to Big East affiliation) to promote my position. All these points are sound and make a lot of sense when you look at the MAC versus the Big East. I received a lot of feedback on that article beyond the comments on this blog. After reading through these comments and doing some more research, I concluded one thing: I was wrong! Moreover, the reason that I was wrong was because I overlooked one critical piece in this whole puzzle. Read more of this post
31-December-2010Posted by on
It has been a great year for us here at Big Dan’s Ramblings. I started publishing posts in May of this year and have seen a fairly steady increase of hits every week. The posts ranged everywhere from recipes to product reviews to a stretch where we were updating almost daily on Red Sox news. Over this time, I have slowly started to find my voice and figure out where I want to take this blog. It is still a work in progress, but we’re getting there.
Next year, I am committing myself to posting at least one unique post every week in addition to a weekly wrap-up post. The goal is to build a regular readership here that will grow into a fairly regular blog.
As a unique kind of review, here’s a list of the top five BDR posts from 2011 based upon the number of views each one received. Read more of this post