Texas Mums

When my son came home and told us he had to have a “Mum” for his date for Homecoming, our response was: “What the Hell is a mum!?. You are getting her a flower in the corsage we’ll make sure its a mum. Gosh they are picky about the type of flowers for dances here,…

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The Perseids

Last night I walked out to our backyard with my youngest son to watch the Perseids meteor shower. The peak nights of this event were to include this night. The news stated we should see 60-70 per hour. Watching meteor showers is an annual event for my boys and me. We grab chairs and blankets,…

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Glorious days in the sun

Glorious days in the sun I write incessantly about my children and the game of football. From all perception, it consumes us and is the forefront in everything we do. In many ways that is true but I believe it would be the case with any endeavor they attempt. Although we have immersed ourselves in…

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Brotherhood

My son has met his closest and best friends from his team. Among those boys are four whom he has created a strong bond. They were as thick as thieves. Wherever you looked on the football field you could always find them together. His loyalty to these boys is unwavering. They all will attend different…

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The Game is Over

His name may not be etched on any plaque nor printed in any article. His picture may not be hung on any of the walls or highlighted on any Friday night broadcast but make no mistake, he has left a mark deeper than any engraving and a story more telling than any sportscaster could report….

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Love of the game

We watched “Friday Night Lights” and “When the game stands tall” last night. My oldest watched the latter with us. I was in a football movie mood, I guess and watching it with my son was a nice treat. (BTW he was not impressed and believes Cedar Park could beat both DLS and LB Poly)….

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