ThrowBack Thursday: My New Toy

Going through my old posts and photos for Throwback Thursday and found this one from May of 2008. This is sort of a re-post. I had just gotten a new camera. The Big Guy was a grad student at the University of Florida. We took the camera along on a walk on campus to take … Continue reading ThrowBack Thursday: My New Toy

My Favorite Teams

My favorite professional teams are the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars. I've been a Texas Rangers fan for as long as I can remember. Growing up in Tarrant county they were the team to watch. Also, my Granddaddy liked the Rangers. Guess I discovered the Mavericks in middles school. Guess I became a … Continue reading My Favorite Teams

So Long and Good Luck, Timmy

Last Friday's Sugar bowl marked the end of an era for Gator Nation.  It was the last game for one of most accomplished classes in Gator Football history.  Tim Tebow had an amazing run as the quarterback for the University of Florida. He won the Heisman as a sophomore. I really wasn't in favor of Tebow … Continue reading So Long and Good Luck, Timmy

I Am Not Making This Up

I heard this one on the local news this weekend and I promise I'm not making this up. A recently passed Florida law makes it possible the ashes of alumni to be interred on the 11 state college campuses. Yes, that's right alumi can now have their remains permanently stored on campus. UF is considering … Continue reading I Am Not Making This Up

Heroes: What Makes a Hero

The theme for National Blog Posting Month is heroes. Posting on the theme is optional but I am going to try to post something each week about heroes. Some would consider athletes, rock stars or other celebrities heroes. Or maybe heroes are those who show extraordinary bravery and selflessness. I have been thinking about the  … Continue reading Heroes: What Makes a Hero