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Archive for November, 2006

Hanging of the Greens

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Everyone comes into the Christmas season with a lot of baggage. We all have disappointments and distractions that keep us from enjoying the actual meaning of Christmas. Sometimes it manifests itself in family issues from past wounds from familial strife to dealing with contentious in-laws. Sometimes it manifests itself in loneliness from unfilled expectations in […]

Redneck Golf

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Being the engineers that we are, our tailgating group brought a new game this past weekend to play before the Duke-Georgia Tech game: Behold! Redneck Golf! It actually has been called a couple different names…. Redneck Golf…. Dandy Golf…. Hillbilly Golf. I like Redneck Golf because well, we’re rednecks. It’s a pretty fun game, where […]

A little fall randomness

Monday, November 13th, 2006

I was out raking leaves this weekend listening to my iPod with the random shuffle setting going. A song came on and I realized it’s quite likely that I listened to this same song raking leaves fifteen years ago when I was in high school and earning extra dollars raking leaves while listening to my […]

Football, friends, in-laws, and where’s the T?

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

This past weekend we traveled up to Raleigh for the NC State-Georgia Tech football game. Adriene’s father is an NC State grad so this game always puts Adriene in an unfortunate position. If NC State wins, I’m in a bad mood. If Georgia Tech wins, her dad is in a bad mood. I feel for […]