http://www.flickr.com/photos/justanuptowngirl/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 This just in from my father: With all the fun you’re having pre-game, I want to share a little game I played with my cousins, Allen and Francie when I was in my early teens in Wisconsin. One of us would enter the Grainary where another would be in the […]Read More → Who Dat Say Dat Last Who Dat?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ravages/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yesterday everyone on campus was wearing black and gold — except for our administrative assistant. A Colts fan from way back, she was defiant in a blue and white dress which she’d been saving for the occasion. She’ll be rooting for the Colts in the Superbowl. But even she was […]Read More → Black & Gold & Blue & White Superbowl
Just when I thought the whole sequence of events couldn’t get any stranger, in the midst of unpacking I was summoned via text message to Ashley’s grave where I partook in a bizarre quasi-religious sports ritual. It was funny but also deadly serious. And it struck me: It’s not just a game. Meanwhile, up north, […]Read More → Not Just a Game