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What a Weekend for Football!

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!

Board of Education · Just my Thoughts · School Sports · Sports

State Championships

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

Collegiate Sports · Just my Thoughts · Professional Sports · Sports

Sports Fanatic

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

Collegiate Sports · Just my Thoughts · Sports

Television Bonanza Tonight

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

Family · Just my Thoughts · School Sports


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

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Favorite Season of the Year

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