I Don’t Say “Redskins” Anymore

Looking through my blog history, there are many references to the Washington Football Team, which was – until recently – called the Washington Redskins. I grew up in the DC metro area at a time when this was a magical team that frequently won the Super Bowl and I developed a strong affinity for theContinue reading “I Don’t Say “Redskins” Anymore”

Redskins Playoff Magic

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. Early in the morning of January 4th, 1992 I was roused from my slumber by the sound of the phone ringing. It was a Saturday and school hadn’t started back up yet so IContinue reading “Redskins Playoff Magic”

Beginnings and Endings

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. Last Wednesday Katie and I went to dinner with an old friend and classmate, Nate, and his lovely wife. Nate and I were two of three Rice computer science 2001 graduates who started upContinue reading “Beginnings and Endings”

A Bad Week for the NFL

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. This was a terrible, terrible week for the NFL! It started when Peyton Manning was knocked out of the playoffs. With no Peyton, no Favre, and no Redskins, what possible interest do I haveContinue reading “A Bad Week for the NFL”

A Great Day for Football

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. Yesterday was a great day for football in my family. My mother’s alma mater, TCU, destroyed SFA 67-7. Not to be outdone, my father’s alma mater, Arkansas St, obliterated TSU 83-10. Meanwhile the UniversityContinue reading “A Great Day for Football”

Daniel Day Lewis

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. In between rewriting my PPIN (a 20-page paper that defines everything I stand for and analyzes my past to understand why) and pounding my way through the 20 cases we have to prepare forContinue reading “Daniel Day Lewis”

Yay, Sports!

Blogger’s note: I no longer use the term “Redskins” but am leaving my prior references intact in the spirit of learning. Although I should really be studying for Finance, I must pause and say a few words about my favorite sports teams. Today I wore an old Washington Redskins t-shirt, which reminded me that IContinue reading “Yay, Sports!”