Archive for the ‘Memories’ Category

In the House of Orange and Blues

By Posted on: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 11 Comments »

Photo courtesy of Scott Fillmer - http://scottfillmer.comI blame for what follows. The website is aptly named. Once opened, the opulent wealth of 20th Century music swirls out to consume me and I lose myself in a whirlwind of songs from my youth, unable to stop the incessant flow of musical memories as they play across Continue Story…

To Know Where You Are Going You Have To Know Where You Have Been (Iron Bowl ’89 Edition)

By Posted on: June 18th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 5 Comments »
Jordan-Hare Players Entrance

December 2, 1989 as former Coach Pat Dye put it,  “It’s going to be the most emotional day in Auburn history.” It was the first time Alabama played a football game in Jordon Hare Stadium and it was just that, emotional!Once the series was resumed in 1948 after a 41 year break all the games Continue Story…

Memorial Day 2013 -”We Choose to Remember”

By Posted on: May 27th, 2013 in Memories, News 3 Comments »

Today is a day we choose to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms, our way of life, and our country.There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. God bless our fallen heroes, God bless those in harms way today, and God bless Continue Story…

To Forgive, or Not to Forgive (that IS the question)

By Posted on: May 8th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 14 Comments »

Six months of prison, about half of which has already been served, with a laughable probation after that.  And when he gets out, he’ll be a hero to thousands, if not millions, for the rest of his pathetic life.Upon first reflecting on this, I figured that if Hell didn’t exist already, God would have to Continue Story…

Thanks for the Memories

By Posted on: April 19th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, Memories 10 Comments »

A bittersweet weekend lies ahead for the Auburn Family. A-Day is always an exciting primer for the upcoming football season, and this year is no exception. There is a lot of excitement around the program right now and the fans are looking forward to seeing positive signs that things have begun to turn upward for Continue Story…

Old Friends, Old Friends

By Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 6 Comments »

One spring afternoon in the mid-Eighties, having previously seen the invitation painted on the cafeteria windows, I began walking from my class at Haley Center over to Foy Union to sign up for the College Bowl academic competition.  As I started toward Foy, I noticed a fellow of large stature (who naturally stood out from Continue Story…