Most reports had the New Orleans Saints reporting for off-season conditioning on Monday at the team's facility on Airline Drive as the week's biggest Who Dat news. Seemed like big news at the time, sure. Especially with Fre-Flo-Do arriving to work, swearing to cut back most, but not all of his sideline activities.
But the view from Cafe 641 is focused squarely on the business end of the franchise, which means it's time to take a look at how our gal Rita conditions in the off-season . . .
Apparently, she starts with the awards circuit: Street & Smith's Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award.
The single largest benefit of Street & Smith's list for your common Upper Terrace Who Dat is it's inclusion of Rita's dating profile (ya heard me Mr. Rita?). Wanna impress Rita? Here's a few tips:
* tell her you've always wanted to be a superhero (that's her fantasy job)
* quote long passages from Martin Gayford's, “The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles,” Rita's most recent read.
and when all else fails . . . look deeply into Rita's eyes and tell her about what's on your ipod:
Kenna (is that a Rita cameo in the bar scene?)