Au revoir Norvell

As some of you know, I write “frustration posts” about Florida State because deep down I am still upset at the direction the university went back in the mid-2010s after the football team won the national championship. I will *try* not to spiral into what upset me back then, but because my family still lovesContinue reading “Au revoir Norvell”

Bobby Bowden – “Rest well, Coach,” my thoughts on the coach we all loved.

A week ago today the legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden passed away. My connection to him is that he was coaching at Florida State University at the same time I was a student there, 1997-2001. Another interesting fact, up to that point in my life, he had coached FSU for all the years IContinue reading “Bobby Bowden – “Rest well, Coach,” my thoughts on the coach we all loved.”

People need Tim Tebow to fail

I’ve written about Tim Tebow before in a post titled, “Why I like Tim Tebow and the Little Drummer Boy,” and here I am writing about the gator again. When I was in college, the college I attended had a football team always ranked in the top 5. It was Florida State. Then for aContinue reading “People need Tim Tebow to fail”

In-game slam dunks I may not ever forget

The top dunk for me will always be Michael Jordan breaking in after a Scottie Pippen free throw. Out of nowhere Jordan pops in the picture and leaps up to slam dunk the missed foul shot. It was amazing. I almost can’t even finish this post because just… wow. But I won’t leave you hangingContinue reading “In-game slam dunks I may not ever forget”

I had a college professor who never used the word ‘the’

It was a strange semester to say the least way back in the 1998. One of my roommates was in the class with me and it didn’t take long for he and I to pick up on this teacher’s quirky mannerism. Surely it was just a random day where he wasn’t using the word, orContinue reading “I had a college professor who never used the word ‘the’”