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?

Haden’s Way Too Early Playoff Bracket Super Bowl 50!!

In the beautiful state of Washington, as flowers open, grass grows green and birds chirp in the trees,  schoolchildren and teachers in every town and city have set aside real and meaningful learning, and taken on stress and expectations, to instead take a new special standardized test. Don't ask me the name, I will use … Continue reading Haden’s Way Too Early Playoff Bracket Super Bowl 50!!

21 Shades of Purple: Post-NFL Season or Moving on

The NFL season ended in a game that most think was a "good game". It felt crushing to me (Seahawks fan), and to Haden, (11 3/4), who writes this column (sort of), it was a fitting and just end. (Cardinals fan). This year, he has decided to embrace all sports; he has recently begun to … Continue reading 21 Shades of Purple: Post-NFL Season or Moving on

Why the Seattle Reign in Phoenix(?)

When I pulled this last minute trip together to Super Bowl central, I didn't really know what to expect, in any way. Reading about Phoenix, (not the forecast I guess), I saw that typically they experience 325 days of sun a year. That sounded perfect for this fogged in, cabin fevered girl from eastern Washington. … Continue reading Why the Seattle Reign in Phoenix(?)