The traditional 24-hour 'cooling off' period didn't quite cut it for me.I've been systematically working my way through the 5 stages of grief. I'm currently sitting somewhere between depression and acceptance. Lucky for me, writing about these the losses makes the grieving slightly more bearable.Here are some random observations I've come up with after spending some quality time with the DVR and a 6-pack:- Lets start with some positives... Purdue's been in this spot before. As I said in the OSU preview, Purdue tends to lose in pairs. But they also put on small winning streaks following the losses (winning streaks of 6,6, and 4 games last season.) I know those aren't much, but every win is important in Big Ten season. I have confidence that this team has the maturity to use the losses as...

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