Go ask daddy about grubbing, marathoning and butterflies. Gosh-darn butterflies

One surprising element of my time on the sideline is that I (mostly) stop thinking about food for the short term. Who am I kidding? I’m thinking about it then, too. Noon kickoffs are the worst, because that’s when I should be having lunch. And a big late breakfast and a big late lunch are … Continue reading Go ask daddy about grubbing, marathoning and butterflies. Gosh-darn butterflies

Go Ask Daddy About Friendly Hues, Exiled QBs and the Art of Naming a Road

Consider the impact of color. No, this isn’t an NPR report on the effect of on race relations. (I think they did one on the Viewfield crater and its impact on we Hispanic people once). But the power of color is so powerful. It’s most noticeable to me in the sporting world. When Camdyn and … Continue reading Go Ask Daddy About Friendly Hues, Exiled QBs and the Art of Naming a Road

Go Ask Daddy about saxophone glory, the cost to watch and celestial endings

So, this one time, in marching band … We got to play at halftime of a Colorado State football game in Ft. Collins. It was Band Day, and they played the University of New Mexico. I played baritone sax. I was first chair, I might add. The cheerleaders came with us. Stick with me … … Continue reading Go Ask Daddy about saxophone glory, the cost to watch and celestial endings

Go Ask Daddy About The Olympiad, Stuffed Animals and How Many Horses One Dude Really Needs

Mexico isn’t known particularly for its ultra-fast Wi-Fi. At least, not in room 101 of the Fiestamericana Resort, and it’s 4 a.m., and you’ve just questioned the wisdom of having just called room service for a bacon cheeseburger. You root around your email and answer blog comments, but not much more. Not at the end … Continue reading Go Ask Daddy About The Olympiad, Stuffed Animals and How Many Horses One Dude Really Needs