Tag Archives: football

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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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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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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Crying For Me

A year ago tomorrow I woke up early, looking forward to the LSU vs. Alabama game. The crisp fall air made it the perfect day for gumbo and by noon I had nearly passed out from anticipation. This year it’s hot … Continue reading

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Cultural Literacy

I don’t know about anybody else, but I’m so glad football season is here. I much prefer the trash talking and sports smackdowns to the political scene that was so prevelant over the summer. We’re so glad football started that … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Short version: My kids never fail to amaze me. Longer version: 22 years ago a very young graduate student at LSU asked the Executive Assistant to the President of the LSU System a naive question” “Mr. Fricke, what will we … Continue reading

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Late Night with Laura

Don’t you just hate it when you wake up early or can’t go to sleep because you have the most fantastic, fabulous idea and it won’t leave your brain? No need to get up and write it down because it … Continue reading

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