Guest Post: Megan of Walker Fireside Chats, on What it Means to be a Red Raider

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photo credit: Kalexanderson via photopin cc

It’s almost football season, y’all.

For the second time since The Corrs released “Breathless,” I, as a UNC Charlotte alum, have a football season to deal with. It’s dreamy, really. It’s hard to believe we actually have a team. (And we’ll take on the Fightin’ Camels of Campbell University in eight days!)

The Charlotte 49ers’ football history is shorter in duration than my junior-year experience. We were a commuter campus without a lot of pride in who we were. That’s changing. Still, I don’t know the full experience of campus pride.

Luckily, my friends do. I’ve already hosted Deb from Deb Runs, who shared what it’s like to be a Hokie. It made me well up with pride, and simultaneously crave a turkey leg. Strange, that. But if Arkansas fans can host a pig pickin’ … (Sorry, Bacon Thompson).

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🏩 Guest Post From Marcia, of Menopausal Mother: 10 Reasons for a Love/Hate Relationship with Football

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photo credit: Artiee via photopin cc

I get it. Not everyone loves football.

Or, they love it, but they hate it. It’s how I feel about veggies. And shaving. And pants.  Today’s guest poster, Marcia, has that love/hate relationship with football. I can forgive that because she has a love/love relationship with food.

Football food.

God bless America. Marcia’s also funny, articulate, and writes everywhere. She’s written on approximately 439 blogs, so she’s kind of worldly. This is her first foray into the not-at-all feng shui-friendly recesses of the Coach Daddy blog.

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