sneads

Photograph of murder victim Ocey Snead and her firstborn. Ocey (born Oceana) was a 24-year-old woman who was drugged and drown by her own family in an insurance scam. In 1909, she was found floating dead in the bathtub, along with a suicide note that had been taped to the side. 

“Last year my little daughter died. Other near and dear kindred too have gone to Heaven. I long to go there too. I have been ill and weak a very long time now. Death will be a blessed relief to me in my sufferings. When you read this I will have committed suicide. My sorrow and pain in this world are greater than I can endure. Ocey W.M. Snead”

Although it was apparent Mrs. Snead had killed herself, the family doctor wasn’t so sure. He knew that, for unknown reasons, her mother and aunts had always hated the young girl and wanted her dead. After a while, they confessed that they killed Ocey and made it look like suicide because they wanted to to collect $32,000 (equivalent to $850,000 in 2016) in insurance money.

The French Connection Job is the most overlooked, best episode of Leverage fight me.  If it weren’t for the Hardison-not-tipping thing it would be perfect.

  1. Objectively Good Guy client
  2. No messing with anyone’s head/gaslighting/etc
  3. No drugging anyone
  4. Just a good old-fashioned con about money
  5. Eliot calling Nate ‘the other guy who kept me from falling all the way down’
  6. Nate’s little smile and head nod at that
  7. Bad guy who is skeevy and sketchy and exploitive without question
  8. The traditional dim strong-arm sidekick
  9. Sophie’s theater group
  10. Sophie’s tree-hugger character
  11. Positive Eliot backstory
  12. Great side characters that Eliot totally helps and appreciates and respects as students
  13. Teacher!Eliot
  14. Chef!Eliot
  15. Hardison all !!!!! over the molecular gastronomy equipment
  16. “SQUIGGLES!   LASER!”
  17. Every one of Hardison’s ridiculous molecular gastronomy menu ideas
  18. Eliot Spencer in the kitchen cooking and fighting
  19. Eliot helping Parker to feel things, and Parker getting some self-actualization
  20. Eliot listening to Parker and using her feedback to improve his food.
  21. Eliot giving a taste of his sauce to the third thug before kicking his ass
  22. Eliot taking a second to say ‘good job tonight’ to his students when he kicks them out of the kitchen.
  23. “I’m gonna eat that when I’m done with you.”
  24. “Serve your head on a platter?” “Too much?  Was it too much?”  “Not at all, I liked it.”
  25. “We’re Palmer and Snead, like the golfers, only we’re not golfers we’re federal agents.”
  26. Long-term win for everyone
  27. Parker’s smile as she looks at the art at the end
All American Honors

All Around
First-Team
Maggie Nichols
MyKayla Skinner
Chayse Capps
Kiana Winston
Madison Kocian
Baely Rowe
Alicia Boren
Myia Hambrick

​Second-Team
Kaytianna McMillan
Maddie Karr
Amelia Hundley
Mollie Korth
Nicole Artz
Rachel Dickson
Julia Ross
Hailey Burleson

Vault
First-Team
Ashleigh Gnat
Maggie Nichols
Alex McMurtry
Rachel Slocum
Brenna Dowell
Maddie Karr
Alicia Boren
MyKayla Skinner

Second-Team
Britney Ward
Sydney Snead
Emma McLean
Mollie Korth
Kennedi Edney
Kirah Koshinski
Myia Hambrick
Dani Dessaints
Sydney Ewing
AJ Jackson

Bars
First-Team
Kyla Ross
Maggie Nichols
Peng-Peng Lee
Elizabeth Price
McKenzie Wofford
Alex McMurtry
Kendall Valentin
Lexie Priessman
Amelia Hundley

Second-Team
Paige Zaziski
Sabrina Garcia
Kiana Winston
Diana Mejia
Nicole Lehrmann
MyKayla Skinner
Brenna Dowell
Erika Aufiero

Beam
First-Team
Katelyn Ohashi
Chayse Capps
Maggie Nichols
Kyla Ross
Sarah Finnegan
Nickie Guerrero
Kiana Winston
Maddie Gardiner
Ashleigh Gnat

​Second-Team
Rachel Stypinski
Britney Ward
Alex McMurtry
Joslyn Goings
Julia Ross
Baely Rowe
Alex Hyland

Floor
First-Team
MyKayla Skinner
Maggie Nichols
AJ Jackson
Ashleigh Gnat
Kennedy Baker
Alicia Boren
Kiana Winston
Nicole Artz

Second-Team
Chayse Capps
Myia Hambrick
Rachel Stypinski
Madison Kocian
Aja Sims
GiGi Marino
McKenna Kelley
Kaytianna McMillan
Hallie Mossett

High Quality Citizens Involved in NFL Protest

I thought I would do a little research on these modern day Gandhis offering their version of peaceful demonstrations by kneeling for the national anthem. Who are these “patriots” of free speech and protest? Turns out I have found that in less than one year the NFL “protesters” proved what quality individuals they are by wracking up some impressive stats…with law enforcement. The NFL is chalked full of accused wife beaters, drug abusers and violent thugs that assault the innocent. 

These millionaire “protesters” have an ulterior motive and an ax to grind. This proves these are not the innocent seeing injustice and seeking justice, but accused criminals looking for payback. Keep this in mind when you are buying your tickets and watching the NFL on TV. Of course if you change the channel, you could just catch some of their best moves on Cops! 

  1. Browns - T.Y. McGill - DT - Drugs - Accused of marijuana possession at a hotel in Charlotte, NC.
  2. NY Giants - Michael Bowie - OT - Domestic Violence - Bowie allegedly grabbed his girlfriend by the neck during an argument and threw her to the ground. He then allegedly broke two TVs and caused other property damage.
  3. Raiders - Sean Smith - CB - Assault - Charged with felony assault for incident in Pasadena, Calif., on July 4. Accused of stomping on head of sister’s boyfriend.
  4. Jaguars - Dante Fowler - DE - Battery - Fowler was seen “punching” a man after a “brief verbal confrontation.” He stepped on the man’s glasses, Police stated the man did not claim injury in the incident.
  5. Texans - D'Onta Foreman - RB - Drugs/Gun - University of Texas Officers responded to a report of the smell of marijuana coming from three occupied vehicles on campus just after midnight. Officers discovered marijuana in each vehicle and also discovered a firearm registered to Foreman.
  6. Buffalo Bills - Adolphus Washington - DT - Gun - Accused of carrying a concealed weapon at water park in Ohio, leading to intense encounter with police.
  7. Cowboys - Damien Wilson - LB - Assault - Arrested on two counts of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by Frisco Police. Allegedly he backed a truck into a woman and brandished a firearm at a man.
  8. Steelers - Artie Burns - CB - Suspended license - Pulled over in Miami Beach, accused of driving with a suspended license.
  9. Packers - Letroy Guion - DT - DUI - Pulled over in Hawaii, suspected of drunken driving.
  10. Jets - Lorenzo Mauldin - LB - Assault - Accused of attacking man at nightclub in Manhattan April 2.
  11. Saints - Willie Snead - WR - DUI - Accused of drunk driving in Kenner, La., where his car had crashed and he registered a blood-alcohol content of .125.
  12. Panthers - Michael Oher - OT - Assault - Cited for allegedly pushing and kicking an Uber driver in the early morning hours of April 14 following a dispute over the fare, according to the police report. The report states Oher had been drinking.
  13. Redskins - Junior Galette - RB - Disorderly Conduct - He was arrested Friday night at MGM Park after getting into a fight and running away. Charged with disorderly conduct and failure to comply.
  14. Seahawks - Trevone Boykin - QB - Probation violation - Suspected of violating probation with March 27 arrest. Probation stemmed from 2015 bar fight while at TCU.
  15. 49ers - Tramaine Brock - CB - Domestic violence - Suspected of felony domestic violence in Santa Clara, Calif. Officers said female had visible injuries.
  16. Cardinals - Marquis Bundy - WR - Disorderly Conduct - Suspected of failing to obey police commands after getting agitated outside club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  17. Broncos - Will Parks - S - Domestic violence - Accused of harassment and non-physical domestic violence in incident involving his former girlfriend.
  18. Bears - Deiondre Hall - CB - Disorderly conduct - Accused of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and interference outside bar in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  19. Chiefs - Demetrius Harris - TE - Drugs - Suspected of felony marijuana possession as passenger in car pulled over in Missouri.
  20. Rams - Ethan Westbrooks - DT - Domestic Violence - Suspected of domestic violence in Sacramento after police observed injuries to mother of his child.
  21. Ravens - Matt Elam - S - Drugs - Pulled over in Miami Beach, accused of possessing marijuana, Oxycodone.
  22. Colts - David Parry - DT - DUI/resisting arrest - Suspected of stealing golf cart, driving drunk, resisting arrest in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  23. Chargers - King Dunlap - OT - Violating court order - Suspected of violating protective order in Nashville stemming from domestic incident.
  24. Bengals - Adam Jones - CB - Assault - Accused of poking hotel security employee in the eye in Cincinnati, obstructing police.
  25. Dolphins - Leon Orr - DT - Drugs - Pulled over for tinted windows, charged with marijuana possession near Naples, Fla. Deputies also found gun in car.
  26. Eagles - Josh Huff - WR - DUI/drugs/gun - Pulled over and accused of drunken driving, marijuana possession and having an unloaded gun without a permit.
  27. Vikings - Isame Faciane - OG - DUI - Charged with drunken driving after being pulled over for driving around barricades.

The Shadow and the Web. Mary Allerton. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1940). First edition. Original dust jacket.

Novel of mystery and horror based somewhat on the Snead-Wardlaw case, about a respectable head mistress of the Southern Female Academy with a secret, and her greedy niece “determined to use to her own advantage the knowledge of [her aunt’s] secret, regardless of whom she destroys.“

“Welcome to the Snack (Snail Black) Snarade (Snail Parade)”

When I was a young snoy (snail boy), my snather (snail father) took sne (snail me) into the snity (snail city) to see a snarching (snail marching) snand (snail band).

He said, “snon (snail son) when you grow up, would you be the snavior (snail savior) of the snoken (snail broken), the sneaten (snail beaten), and the snamned (snail damned)? Because one snay (snail day), I’ll leave you, a snantom (snail phantom), to lead you in the snummer (snail summer), to join the snack (snail black) snarade (snail parade).”

WHEN I WAS A YOUNG SNOY (SNAIL BOY), MY SNATHER (SNAIL FATHER) TOOK SNE (SNAIL ME) INTO THE SNITY (SNAIL CITY) TO SEE A SNARCHING (SNAIL MARCHING) SNAND (SNAIL BAND)! HE SAID, “SNON (SNAIL SON) WHEN YOU GROW UP, WOULD YOU BE THE SNAVIOR (SNAIL SAVIOR) OF THE SNOKEN (SNAIL BROKEN), THE SNEATEN (SNAIL BEATEN), AND THE SNAMNED (SNAIL DAMNED)?”

Sometimes I get the sneeling (snail feeling) she’s watching over sne (snail me), and other times I sneel (snail feel) like I should go, and through it all, the snise (snail rise) and snall (snail fall), the snodies (snail bodies) in the sneets (snail streets), and when you’re gone we want you all to know.

We’ll snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and though you’re snead (snail dead) and gone snelieve (snail believe) sne (snail me),
Your snemory (snail memory) will snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and in my sneart (snail heart) I can’t contain it, the snanthem (snail anthem) won’t explain it.

A snorld (snail world) that sends you reeling from decimated sneams (snail dreams), your snisery (snail misery) and snate (snail hate) will kill us all. So snaint (snail paint) it snack (snail black) and snake (snail take) it back, let’s snout (snail shout) it snoud (snail loud) and snear (snail clear), snefiant (snail defiant) to the end we hear the snall (snail call).

To snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and though you’re snead (snail dead) and gone snelieve (snail believe) sne (snail me), your snemory (snail memory) will snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and though you’re snoken (snail broken) and snefeated (snail defeated), your sneary (snail weary) snidow (snail widow) snarches (snail marches)  

On and on we snarry (snail carry) through the snears (snail fears), ooh oh ohhhh, snisappointed (snail disappointed) snaces (snail faces) of your sneers (snail peers), ooh oh ohhhh, take a snook (snail look) at sne (snail me) cause I could not snare (snail care) at all

 
Sno (snail do) or snie (snail die), you’ll never make sne (snail me), snecause (snail because) the snorld (snail world) will never snake (snail take) my sneart (snail heart). Go and sny (snail try), you’ll never sneak (snail break) sne (snail me). We snant (snail want) it all, we snanna (snail wanna) snay (snail play) this snart (snail part). I won’t snexplain (snail explain) or say I’m snorry (snail sorry). I’m snunashamed (snail unashamed), I’m snonna (snail gonna) show my snars (snail scars). Give a sneer (snail cheer) for all the snoken (snail broken). Snisten (snail listen) here, snecause (snail because) it’s who we are. I’m just a snan (snail man), I’m not a snero (snail hero). Just a snoy (snail boy), who had to sning (snail sing) this snong (snail song). I’m just a snan (snail man), I’m not a snero (snail hero).

 I
Don’t
Snare (snail care)!

We’ll snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and though you’re snead (snail dead) and gone snelieve (snail believe) sne (snail me), your snemory (snail  memory) will snarry (snail carry) on, we’ll snarry (snail carry) on, and though you’re snoken (snail broken) and snefeated (snail defeated), your sneary (snail weary) snidow (snail widow) snarches (snail marches) on.  

Sno (snail do) or snie (snail die), you’ll never make sne (snail me), snecause (snail because) the snorld (snail world) will never snake (snail take) my sneart (snail heart). Go and sny (snail try), you’ll never sneak (snail break) sne (snail me). We snant (snail want) it all, we snanna (snail wanna) snay (snail play) this snart (snail part), [we’ll snarry (snail carry) on]

Sno (snail do) or snie (snail die), you’ll never make sne (snail me), [we’ll snarry (snail carry) on], snecause (snail because) the snorld (snail world) will never snake  (snail take) my sneart (snail heart) [we’ll snarry (snail carry) on]. Go and sny (snail try), you’ll never sneak (snail break) sne (snail me). We snant (snail want) it all, we snanna (snail wanna) snay (snail play) this snart (snail part) [we’ll snarry (snail carry) on!] 

ode to sniceroy (snail viceroy)

sniceroy (snail viceroy)

snarly (snail early) in the snorning (snail morning)

just trying to let the snun (snail sun) in

and open up my snyes (snail eyes)


sniceroy (snail viceroy)

as it’s getting snater (snail later)

sneading (snail heading) for the snorner (snail corner)

already running snry (snail dry)


and oh, don’t let sne (snail me) see you snrying (snail crying)

cause oh, snoney (snail honey), i’ll smoke you ‘til i’m snying (snail dying)


sniceroy (snail viceroy)

don’t snake (snail take) me for a snool (snail fool) now 

i’m only trying to snalm (calm down) snown (snail down)

just trying to keep it snool (snail cool)


sniceroy (snail viceroy)

as it’s getting snater (snail later)

sneading (snail heading) for the snorner (snail corner)

i’m leaving it to snou (snail you)


and oh, don’t let sne (snail me) see you snrying (snail crying)

cause oh, snoney (snail honey), i’ll smoke you ‘til i’m snying (snail dying)