What is the measure of a man in America in 2015?

I don't know. I am not a man.  Let's start there. I grew up with two sisters, my mom and my dad. Now, at 42, my family is composed of my husband, my three boys ages 12, 9 and 6, and our 6 year old black lab, Rudy (also a boy). And I love football. … Continue reading What is the measure of a man in America in 2015?

Thanksgiving: Food Family Football, what’s not to like?

THANKSGIVING.  No matter how you carve it, it's more American than most any other holiday.  Ok, so it's actually uniquely American, like it's buddy Fourth of July and exists because of the "Birth of America".  Land of the free.  That's why the Nina, Pinta & Santa Maria came to our bountiful shores, right?  Wait, the … Continue reading Thanksgiving: Food Family Football, what’s not to like?

21 Shades of Purple: inspired

There are as many NFL Network series that Haden Eastman likes to watch as there are bags of chips on his side of the couch.  I like some, for example NFL AM (especially Eric Davis-like that guy) and to keep up with the current stories of the players.  One of our shared favorites is A Football Life.  While we both … Continue reading 21 Shades of Purple: inspired

21 Shades of Purple

Today I'm introducing a regular feature writer:  My eleven year old son, Haden.  He has more than a passing interest in football; he lives, he eats and he breathes Football.  Last year he played junior tackle football, this year he opted out. Today I told him that since he isn't playing a sport this fall, … Continue reading 21 Shades of Purple