Category Archives: Human Interest

Marcus Mariota wins the Heisman!

This past Saturday night, Marcus Mariota of Oregon (QB) won the 80th Heisman Trophy, awarded to the best college football player in America.  They could not have gotten it more correct!  Watching him make his very humble and emotional acceptance … Continue reading

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Oh what a rivalry weekend in CFB!

Oh what a rivalry weekend in CFB this past Saturday (and Friday)!  What can you say, it is always so special!  First, I must say How about those Jackets!! As a lifetime GT fan, I have known much more of … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day and Surviving “Paradise”

Happy Turkey Day one and all..hope you are all grateful and well fed!  Now, after we sleep this day off..it is time to get ready for CFB rivalry weekend!  Yes, that last regular season weekend of the year in college … Continue reading

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And here it is already Friday…

Here it is already Friday..my how time flies when you are…having fun (or not?)   Anyhow…hard to recap everything that has happened this week but let’s hit on the really important stuff! Davis Cup Final got underway today in France.  Stan … Continue reading

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Oregon #2 in latest CFB Playoff Rankings!

All Right, All Right, All Right!  Oregon has moved to #2 in the latest edition of the new College Football Playoff rankings!  Yes, I am happy!  GO DUCKS! (And Mariota for Heisman!!) 1 Miss State, 2 Oregon, 3 FSU, 4 … Continue reading

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You know what day it is..Wednesday, Surviving “Paradise” day!

You all know what day it is..Wednesday, Surviving “Paradise” day!  Yes, that mid week day, “hump day”, when I shamelessly promote by book/story Surviving “Paradise” by Susan Willoch Shaver.  Follow a southern woman who relocates to a new town full … Continue reading

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Weekend wrap up on Monday!

Weekend wrap up on Monday…a whole lot going on from Saturday and Sunday!  Let’s start where you would expect me to start..with Mr. Roger Federer and tennis news!  Federer and Switzerland advanced to the Davis Cup final courtesy of Mr. … Continue reading

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Tour Championship at Eastlake, Day 1

The Tour Championship (Fed Ex Cup finals) Day 1 is in the books from Eastlake Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia.  Atop the leaderboard is Billy Horshel and Chris Kirk (an Atlanta native) at -4.  Bubba Watson, Jim Furyk, Jason Day, … Continue reading

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US Open results on Labor Day

US Open results on Labor Day…and first and foremost..Happy Labor Day everyone!  So…Serena Williams over Kanepi 6-3, 6-3.  E. Bouchard (the “new darling” of tennis) falls to E. Makarova, 5-7, 4-6.  Bouchard was treated for “heat illness” but all things … Continue reading

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“Twas the tweener off the bum”…from Flushing Meadow

It was the shot of the night, day, whatever yesterday from the US Open…Roger Federer’s “tweener off the bum” of M. Matosevic in a straight set win last night that made me and millions of others smile!  Federer looked dashing … Continue reading

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