This past weekend was a football lover’s dream. All the football I could have wanted to watch had me thinking back to tailgates in college and even more recent ones as a parent of a high school football player. Granted both of these were very different but still tailgate parties. Friday night my local high… Continue reading What a Weekend for Football!
My children go to a school that is known for its academics, a school that is known for its music program and a school that is known for its sports. When you consider the high school – where sports are played most – has approximately 800 students, it is a miracle that there is more… Continue reading State Championships
What else is there to do in small town America on a fall afternoon, or evening in some cases, than head to the local high school football game? While the weather yesterday was less than ideal, the date was set for the annual Band Day. While our school district has an excellent music program, the… Continue reading Fall Football
I admit it. I am a sports fanatic. The unfortunate truth is I do not necessarily like the average sports that most Americans spend hours watching. I do like college football and admit to watching a pro game here and there but I could really care less. On the other hand, I will plan my… Continue reading Sports Fanatic
I don’t watch a lot of television. I do listen to a lot of it as I work and have the TV on in the background frequently as “white” noise. Tonight, though, I am truly torn. First off, I have been, since about midway through the first season, a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan. I did… Continue reading Television Bonanza Tonight
Well, last weekend was homecoming at my two son’s high school. This means there was a week of events at school and then homecoming Saturday. All fine and good but the weather, for the first time in my memory, canceled the annual parade. Homecoming week starts off with the Junior-Senior Reversal game. The junior and… Continue reading Homecoming
Not my most favorite but one of my favorite seasons of the year is about to start in less than 36 hours. I am not talking summer, spring, winter or fall – I have a favorite there, too. I am talking college football! I, ever since attending West Virginia University in the early 80’s, have… Continue reading Favorite Season of the Year