Tag Archives: basketball

Thank you, Marcus Paige et. al.

It’s been almost 48 hours now.  I still haven’t had a normal night’s sleep, but last night was better than the one before and tonight will be better yet. Those awful moments of remembrance and realization are coming less often. … Continue reading

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It’s a Carolina Thing

This is not going to be the post I meant to write today.  I’ve been planning that one for a while.  It fit perfectly with the storybook ending that I envisioned for my beloved 2016 Tar Heels–the ending that crashed, … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: March!

And,  just like that, tomorrow it will be April.  I can hardly believe it!  March went quickly and was extremely diverse–temperatures jumped around between the teens and the high seventies and conditions varied between snow, fog, ice, rain, sleet, sunshine, … Continue reading

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Flummoxed but Resolute

I knew this day would come.  A couple of years ago the ACC announced that the University of Pittsburgh would join the conference and I saw the writing on the wall.  I am pro-life.   Since I am pro-life, I view … Continue reading

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March Madness Update

This weekend our beautiful city is hosting the ACC Tournament. The weather has cooperated amazingly.  I am sitting in the livingroom watching the first semi-final game with a balmy breeze blowing through the deck door.  It’s lovely. Last night I … Continue reading

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Time for the Sign

It’s that time of year again.  I have been away for a week, helping my daughter with her new baby girl and two-year-old twin boys, but when I get back to my classroom next week I know what I will … Continue reading

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Carolina Identity Crisis

This morning as I was dusting my bedroom I was thinking about the Carolina game against NC State coming up in about an hour.  I thought, “Maybe it would be best if we just lose this game.  Then John’s wrist … Continue reading

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Basketball Christianity

I am old.  I realize this.  I have even come to revel in it because, as I have learned from hard experience, getting older is better than the alternative.  To illustrate my great age I offer the fact that when … Continue reading

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