I'm so busy right now I don't have time to write a blog post. UT has introduced a new jersey color. Smokey Grey. Looks awesome I think, but will this give the team the mojo to win this season? The flutes are practicing outside my office today. Gearing up for the first football game/band half-time… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
To Be, Or Not by Margo Hoornstra Class of '85 Series Barry Carlson had it all, a successful career in professional baseball and the adoration of any woman he wanted. Except one. Forced to retire in his prime, Barry returns to his hometown of Summerville, New York to coach the Minor League Hornets. Twenty years… Continue reading What Are You Reading Thursday
It's Pearl Harbor Day. On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The University of Tennessee announced that Butch Jones will now be the new head coach of The Volunteer football team. His press conference and team meeting is all about his goals for the team. It sounds promising. I hope so.
Today is an exciting day in football history. At least on the UT campus. The recently repainted Peyton Manning Pass will be dedicated today. Peyton Manning is coming for the ceremony and die-hard volunteer fans will be packed into the area outside of Neyland Stadium for a chance to see Peyton up close. Why does… Continue reading Random Thoughts Friday
UT won the Kathie Lee and Hoda College Challenge and the TODAY show will be broadcast live from campus on October 1. Way to go VOLS!! Apparently UT Frat boys have a new thing "butt chugging" beer enemas. It has made National news and CNN is on campus at Fraternity Row today. Not the way… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
SMRW met at the Fountain City Library today. Our first meeting there and a wonderful location. We had a nice workshop on VOICE given by Kate McKeever. Then we had lunch at a local place, Litton's. It began raining while we were meeting and then it began to pour while we had lunch. he rain… Continue reading Play Date Saturday
Tailgating tents are going up around campus for tomorrow's game. The Volunteer's will play their opening home game tomorrow at 4 p.m. SMRW will have it's first meeting at the Fountain City Library this month.
Does the practice of not wearing white after Labor Day still hold? Will the Volunteer football team beat North Carolina tonight? Will the long weekend be long enough?
The Volunteer football team will play their opening game this Friday night in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA against North Carolina State. Go Vols!! Brenda Novak has just released her first Whiskey Creek Series book When Lightning Strikes. She has also opened up the Whiskey Creek store on her website where readers can purchase… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
Still feeling under the weather today. Not as bad as I felt yesterday, but it isn't great either. I don't like being sick on Sundays. It means I miss church and I especially didn't want to miss today. We had a special guest, Inky Johnson a former Volunteer Football player who came to speak to… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes