It was a sea of blue. Floating clouds of white. Shades of green. With an occasional glimpse of wolf gray. Today was the season opener for the Seattle Seahawks, at home, in Centrylink Field. It was also 9/11. I found myself lucky enough to be included in a trip to see the game with my … Continue reading Game on.
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?
I originally posted this pre-season (Aug. 2014) now it's post season (Jan. 2015) and tomorrow eve at 5:15, the Hawks will play to a packed house bent on causing an earthquake - and I get to be there. My first game at Century Link looks to be an epic one. This season has been as … Continue reading #NoTime2Sleep
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?
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
Okay, so the first week was a bit bumpy. A little rusty. The opponents were out to prove they couldn't get blown out by the same team two games in a row. We the twelves were there, we had our guy's backs. We lost, but it felt more disappointing to the team than the fans. … Continue reading this girl loves football
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