30-27 Lions rule. That was a nail-biter, Roomie!
Reporting tonight from Strawberry Stadium with my friend Gretchen. I just choked down a Chik-fil-a boxed dinner which has my stomach rumbling in complaint. Not sure why I did that to myself. The Lions are behind the Cardinals at halftime 13-14 in a game that seems to be some kind of penalty-fest. It used … Continue reading Lion Up.. Weekday Game and Old Times
Today was a magical day. I wasn't expecting it. I had a 9-miler to run this morning. I knew the temps had dropped last night, so when I woke up and let Ashok out, I knew it was going to be nice for my run. I went round and round about whether or not I … Continue reading We’re all Champions … and Glad to be Back!
The relentless summer in the south feels like it never ends. I look at the calendar, and fall seems so far away. Fall may not come until early November depending on the weather gods that rain down sunshine here. The worst time is August. It's the hottest month of the year unless July rallies and … Continue reading Are You Ready for some FOOTBALL??? Lion Up, Y’all!!
I love the movie Field of Dreams. In it, the main character hears a recurring voice that keeps telling him, "If you build it, he will come." He doesn't really know much about what he's doing or why, he just knows that something in the universe is insistent that he must build a baseball field … Continue reading If You Build It, They Will Come: The Magic of SLU Football 2013
When I was a little girl and Daddy was a sportswriter for the State-Times in Baton Rouge, we went to Destin on vacation every summer. He was a journalist, and, although the career looks glamorous, it's not a job that's going to make you rich. And, even if it was, with 4 little kids, I … Continue reading Actually, Sometimes Size Does Matter
Southeastern Louisiana University cinched their conference championship tonight. It was really fun to be there and be a part of the celebration. My friend Gretchen and I showed up at the tailgate at around noon. The game started at 3 PM, and, as usual, in November it was 8o something degrees. We sweated all afternoon … Continue reading Creating a Legacy: Southeastern Former Football Players