Just watchin’ football on a Saturday afternoon. While the beef stew was simmering.
To evaluate a head football coach based on W-L record. What an odd concept. “Ole Miss scheduled a player meeting Sunday night to inform the players of the decision. Senior linebacker Willie Hibbler said players, including himself and freshman Jerrion Ealy, walked out of the meeting. “That tells you a lot,” Hibbler said. “I think they
The Vikings mourn the loss of Fred Cox, one of our proudest legends and a member of the 50 Greatest Vikings, the team said in a statement. In 1972, while still playing for the Vikings, Cox came up with the idea of a soft football to prevent leg injuries to kids. He and partner John
There are fish involved.
SueK sends along a link to several videos of Sheep Dog Trials. Sheep dog trials are contests between man/dog teams required to move a small group of sheep (usually 5 I think) around and through a specified course. The course usually consists of gates and barriers, and are set so that they aren’t straight, but
Hurts just looking at it.
Obviously, the best part of the game– and it wouldn’t have taken much– was the football food. It was fantastic! I especially liked the Rissole, but the wings were pretty damned good, too. It was nice of Mr. Big Food to spare me barbecued wings. These, with a crunchy bread crumb and herb topping were
Sort of makes you nostalgic for the crappy olden days of carefree football, doesn’t it?
Everybody’s talkin’ about it! Is anybody really talkin’ about it? More to talk about! All via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More at the link!
Given the recent weather, you may have forgotten that The New England Invitational is coming up. Need recipes for football food? Here you go. A dozen delicious and simple recipes for apps & dips.
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Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
against all of the Officials’ Odds. Good for them!
This morning, over coffee, Mr. Big Food and I planned our day. Dogs– all of them– behind the range for their run. “Would you make French toast?” Mr. Big asked. Delighted. Dash of nutmeg and it was delicious. SEC Nation and ESPN are both in Atlanta today so tele-vision on in the kitchen as we
What a beautiful morning! Warmish & sunny. Whiffs of leftover fireplace smoke in a slight breeze. Later on, one of the neighbors had a burn pile going. Fall. Breakfast. Fried leftover mashed potatoes with onions, and a fried egg. Chatted with the Thanksgiving Orphan about one of his favorite authors, Will Durant. Pie Brunch was
A sheet of menu cards I’d like to draw your attention to a few things. First, appreciate how accommodating Mr. Big Food is with respect to menu planning. Something for everyone. ABCVegVGF. We had to make a separate stop in our Tuesday is tailgate shopping day to get GF bread. [No sides are listed b/c
and we have! Well, Mr Big Food, The Dean, and I have. The others are new to the game. But it went extremely well. Fast efficient setup. No major problems. Well, Mara thought her boyfriend had died in a car accident but he showed up alive at the tailgate. Far more people turned out than
Food is in the coolers. Truck is packed. Now we’re just sitting around waiting until it’s time to leave. Nothing like experience to hone one’s tailgating skills. Shirts courtesy of Dyed & Co. Link coming. UPDATE: And here is the link to Dyed & Co.
Back story: The Freshman reading was John Grisham’s Calico Joe which I haven’t read but which I hear isn’t all that great a book. It’s about baseball. The College of Arts & Sciences wanted to make this book a come together thing for the Freshman. In week two-three Freshman are disoriented, they are home sick,