Just how many times can an announcer say "and she sticks it" when a gymnast lands on her feet? To help you survive Olympics overload, here are some suggestions of things to do that don't involve gym bags or Jim Lampley.
Dig for marine fossils on a trip to Vulcan Mine in Brooksville on Saturday (we're telling you now because there is advance registration and because, yes, the Olympics will still be on). Call the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa at 987-6000. The dig is from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; $45 per person.
Go into sports bars during prime-time coverage and ask, "Can you change the channel?"
Check out Rob Roy at 8 p.m. tonight on Showtime, a movie many say is more cerebral and scenic (Liam Neeson's smile) than that other Scottish tale, Braveheart. No stopwatches, just 18th century derring-do.