38 Things I’ll Always Remember


1. Sister and I left the house about 6:45 Saturday morning, but we pulled over at a gas station right at 8 so we could see the opening for ESPN College Game Day from Starkville. We grinned like crazy and watched for about 90 seconds before we got … [Continue reading]

Well, I’m As Nervous As I’ve Ever Been


When I was a little girl - not much older than Alex is now - I had a Mississippi State scrapbook. I faithfully cut out any article that was in either my hometown paper or the Jackson paper, and I'd carefully place it in the scrapbook, along with my … [Continue reading]

#3 In The AP Poll, #1 In The Football-Shaped Part Of My Heart

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We had the best Friday night and Saturday in Starkville. And I've been trying to wrap my brain around this development all afternoon. ISN'T THAT JUST SOMETHING ELSE? We play Auburn this week, and the fact that we're #3 and they're #2 … [Continue reading]


I don't know how many of you saw the segment about SEC Wives on GameDay last weekend, but it was pretty much the best part of the morning as far as I was concerned. Well, what I didn't know at the time - and until Melanie texted me a couple … [Continue reading]

Somewhere In Between

Warning: this post is all over the place. It's probably four posts in one. But I wrote it on and off yesterday afternoon - with plans to edit it later - and I decided this morning to just post it as-is. Clearly I'm feeling a little spontaneous and … [Continue reading]

A Few Friday Favorites

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Here are a few things that I'm loving this week. Besides the State/LSU game, of course. I've now watched it five times. 1. For Such A Time As This by Angie Smith - Angie is one of my favorite writers. She's smart, she's funny, and she … [Continue reading]