• blogging,  family,  kids,  the fam,  work life

    Exceptional: a response

    Many of you have probably read this post by Amy Glass. There have been lots of responses.  I had to sit on this for a while. I read a lot of blogs, and while it’s not unusual to disagree with the general premise or certain parts of one, I can usually find some little speck of common ground or at least wrap my head around the writer’s rationale, especially if I have some sense of what may have lead him or her to feel that way. I can’t get there with this one. That’s about as nicely as I can put that. In my head, I have managed to pick apart…

  • Best of 2013,  football,  Laurel,  Ole Miss,  The Bo Wallace Post

    A slightly belated Happy New Year & my faves of 2013

    So 2013, for me, was quite a year.  Halfway through the year, I decided to pick up blogging again.  For whatever reason, I need an outlet. I have come to realize that the size of the outlet doesn’t really matter so much. Stats meant something to me in the beginning, not as much now. (Don’t kid yourselves. If a blogger ever tells you their stats mean NOTHING to them, he or she is lying, albeit possibly to himself.) Looking back, I realize that my resumption of blogging coincided with some personal trials.   I find it ironic that I have found people who provide comfort, solace, friendship, and also challenge…