Happiness reigned in our house last night. Husband is a life-long NY Giants fan and he has diligently trained up the kids to follow in his footsteps. Actually almost all of my extended family are Giants fans and sports fans in general. I would be the outlier. I watch and cheer if I’m around, but if I were alone? I doubt I’d ever turn on the television for sports. Except the Olympics. I love watching the Olympics. Go figure.
Yesterday was not just the Super Bowl, it was also the day for the Souper Bowl of Caring. Once upon a time, about 20 years ago, a youth minister named Brad Smith* made a prayer that went like this: ”Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those who are without a bowl of soup to eat.” This started a sm...Read More
So technically I haven’t really failed my resolution to blog once a week. I did write a post last week but couldn’t get it up on the blog, therefore I figure i’m still good Right?
Last night I read The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen, I didn’t enjoy it as much as her other books, but it was still a good read and when I did my usual web searching afterwards I discovered that Rachel’s coffeeology is real! Here’s what I found…which one are you?
Regular coffee, black: you’re a very direct, no-nonsense kinda person. You prefer to experience life in its truest form. You care less about fads and more about integrity.
Regular coffee, light (that’s sugar and cream, for thos...Read More
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We are Giants fans, and we are happy!
We always host a Super Bowl party. This year I said I wasn't going to, because we had another party planned for Saturday night. But the Giants made it to the big game, so we had to participate in some shindiggery!
As any sports fan knows, the outcome of any game is determined by the collective positive energy bandied about the country by the faithful few. Therefore, we have a few tried and true customs that we employed throughout the play-off season.
1. Team apparel is necessary. Also, if you previously wore a jersey and the Giants won, you must wear that jersey again and again until the Giants lose. The Captain wore his NFC Champions t-shirt from four years ago, even though he had a new one. He figured if he needed to c...