OK, I realize this might be getting a little obnoxious, so I’ll keep this short. [See above] So that’s good, right? Another very good school, this one in a pretty cool place. [We visited a few months ago.] Truth be told: If Luke doesn’t get into Georgia Tech, this might be my top choice. My top choice.… Read More Nice to be wanted
I mean, he’s not 18 in this photo. I’m thinking 6 here. (The All-Star Game was in Chicago in 2003. See the T-shirt? So this is probably later that year.) (But the T-shirt might be old. So it might be 2004.) (You expect me to remember these things? You expect me to look it up? Not… Read More This kid is 18
MARY JO: Whaaaat? This isn’t supposed to be here yet. Is it …? JOHN: Well, it says, “You are Tigertown Bound.” I think, uhhh, yeah, I think it is. MJ (peering under the address label): “Dear Luke:” … I can’t see … I’m not sure … JD: What’s it say, what’s it say? You gonna open… Read More Who wears short shorts?
Mary Jo points out that a year ago today, Sept. 26, she brought Brodie home. Which seems as good a time as any to post this: This is a picture of our bedroom door. The little mark on it, on the left side, is about 12 years of The Greatest Dog Who Ever Lived butting his… Read More Little remembrances
Luke (and Mary Jo) have finished the college application process. The final group: Georgia Tech Texas Illinois Purdue MIT North Carolina State Clemson Colorado School of Mines Now comes the financial aid paperwork, and then the waiting. By late December (for a couple of them), or early in the year (for the rest of them, Tech… Read More Bald-faced money grabbing
The season opener for the mighty Blessed Trinity Titans was Friday night. Here they are (above) against the rival St. Pius X somethingorothers. (Lions? Cowardly Lions? I forget …) Mary Jo and I went, of course, to show some school spirit, to watch Luke do his thing with the BT drumline (he, of course again,… Read More Friday night light questioning