Category Archives: football

Joan’s Farrier

Ain’t everybody cut out to be Joan of Arc. The old proverb goes something like this: For want of a nail… For want of a fastener, the buffer between soft feet and rough terrain came aloose and emperilled the mission. … Continue reading

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Mean Reversion

There’s this theory called mean reversion and it more or less boils down this: things move to the middle. It’s an old idea– what goes up must come down. Yesterday LSU fired Les Miles. As much as his rote play-calling … Continue reading

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Popcorn Chicken

I remember being pleasantly surprised the first time I had WalMart deli chicken strips. They were pretty good. And so is the fried okra, but neither hold a candle to fresh popcorn chicken with some honey mustard dipping sauce. My … Continue reading

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The Day After

No, I didn’t take a pill in Ibiza. Or drink too much Abita. But the day ain’t over, yet. Not by a long shot. So this didn’t happen while I waited in line for 30 minutes at the LSU bookstore … Continue reading

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Rock Gardens

I don’t know how rock garden got omitted from last week’s post about my favorite things. Rocks never need weeding or watering. They flourish in sun or shade and offer a subject for quiet and contemplative meditation. Usually I wind … Continue reading

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Tide-y Bowl

It’s not what you think… I’ve been up since 3 am cleaning the toilets. Thing 1 went back to school and came home with the ICK. Yesterday morning I was up at 3 am with a migraine and I’m not … Continue reading

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Purple Reign

We went to the mall and had our picture taken with Santa. Everybody in this picture has at least one other relative in the picture, proving that family is what you make it. Some genetic traits, like hair color or … Continue reading

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