Tag Archives: Friday Night Lights

It’s Still Only a Game

High school football season is ramping up and although I miss part of the game, looking at the weather forecast for Friday night makes me kind of glad I have the option of hanging back at the house. To date … Continue reading

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Holy Water, Batman!

For the first time in many years I am sitting at my counter on a Friday morning without even the tiniest pang of anxiousness in my stomach.  This is how it is when your son no longer plays football on Friday … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Game

There is something about a Friday night high school football game in late October.  Lost in the action of the first quarter of play the sun sets and then suddenly a level of inwardness pulls you in, under the halo … Continue reading

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The Moms of Fall

I grew up in a football family.  My dad played in college.  He coached too.  My two brothers were starting linemen for the Grants Pass Cavemen.  So in 1988, after college and before marriage and during my first years as … Continue reading

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