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.

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