An Open Letter to Johnny Football

{UPDATE, 2/8/13:  I’m happy and incredibly honored to say that Johnny did, in fact, read this letter. He tweeted out the link and all #### broke loose. But it must be said that my intent in writing  it was simple: years from now, I wanted my son to know just what that moment looked like…

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Vacation Recap: Louisiana, Part 2

After a great night’s sleep, we decided to fully partake in big city life and jump on public transportation. Our “original” plan had us riding the streetcar from the Archbishop’s residence all the way to Bourbon Street. Halfway through the trip we realized the streetcar rails were under construction and we would be transferred to…

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10 Lessons I Learned from Aggieland

You *may* have heard my beloved Aggies officially joined a new conference this weekend. All hail the SEC! It was a decision a long-time coming and while some say it had little to do with the t-sips, I think it had everything to do with them. But, that is a post for another day, opening…

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Aggieland

We hadn’t planned on it, but four tickets became available for the Idaho game and we immediately rearranged our plans.  Scott took the “bigs” and I hear they tore it up in the Holyland.  The Former Yell Leaders Association always hosts a tailgate before and after every game.  A few minutes into the kids’ stop…

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Aggie Catholics

Just before the stomach virus hit Luke full throttle, we managed to squeeze in a Mass with a whole lotta Aggie Catholics downtown at the Cathedral.  The Mass was gorgeous, mostly because the altar was full of Aggie priests and deacons.  Fantastic. And, somehow my children managed to behave themselves and we only had to…

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