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A True Auburn Hero

By Posted on: July 6th, 2013 in News, Uncategorized 4 Comments »
22735477_BG1 - Sean Misner, hero

This past week we lost a member of the Auburn Family. Sean Misner, 26, was one of the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill fires in Arizona. He briefly lived with me in Auburn and fully embodied the Auburn man. He had a spirit that was not afraid and proved it in the way Continue Story…

Turning Point – 1942

By Posted on: June 4th, 2013 in News, Uncategorized 8 Comments »

I wrote the following for my nephew when he joined the Navy in 2007.  Pardon the length and the topic as it is unrelated to Auburn Football, but I thought I’d share this for the 71st anniversary of the critical moment of the Battle of Midway.  Seventy years ago in 1943 there was no Auburn Continue Story…

The Road to Auburn

By Posted on: March 20th, 2013 in Featured Article, Uncategorized 15 Comments »

 I’m leaving my parent’s house, finally cleaned out and ready to rent after their passing. After saying goodbye to my sister who is flying out later that day, I resolve to make a short stop in Auburn on the way home to Charlotte. At a gas station on the edge of town I further decide Continue Story…

Poem for the Holidays

By Posted on: December 19th, 2012 in Uncategorized 4 Comments »

  Give the Gift of You by Pat SullivanPause life for just a momentStay the turning of the yearSet aside what hurries your dayAnd hold close those who are dearIf they are small, hug them twiceSoothing words to calm any fearThey are safe and with you nowHere at the ending of the yearThe bells and Continue Story…

A Lasting Memory

By Posted on: December 11th, 2012 in Uncategorized 16 Comments »

  I have always had an issue with memory that is both a curse and a blessing.  On one hand, it always seemed surprisingly easy for me to store some of the most arcane and obscure trivia in my head, completely useless as a rule, but very impressive upon first exposure.  While in school, this Continue Story…

“It Was the Best Decision of My Life To Be a Tiger.”

By Posted on: October 31st, 2012 in Football, Uncategorized 12 Comments »

“He made one of the biggest plays in Alabama history. I’m talking about Alabama and Auburn history. Actually it is Alabama history, too. When he caught that touchdown pass against Alabama and did that little touchdown dance, ‘the Lutzie’ as they called it. I think that pretty much won him over with the fans.”That’s the Continue Story…

Spirit knew what was about to happen… Our Eagle was not to be outdone

By Posted on: October 28th, 2012 in Football, Uncategorized 7 Comments »

Enough has been said about this season, coaches, and what changes need to be made. I think we all know what is coming and we all want the best for Auburn. Changes will be made and they will be for the better, sooner or later. Now, I want to talk about something good, goose bump Continue Story…

Assault the Aggies!

By Posted on: October 27th, 2012 in Football, Uncategorized 51 Comments »

Jets will fly over Jordan Hare before the game. (Auburn vs. Texas A&M, open thread.)      War Eagle, everybody! It’s gameday once again! It’s the 8th weekend of college footall, and today the Auburn Tigers host the Texas A&M Aggies. It should be a brisk, breezy evening for this one, with a nearly full moon Continue Story…