Category Archives: football

The Two-th

Way back in 2012 my starting goal post count was one a week, which got downgraded to one a month-ish when I started the PhD program. Since August lasted about 90 days this semester, I’m not too far off my … Continue reading

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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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