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The Hogeye Tradition

My love/hate relationship with the Hogeye Marathon continues. We go way back, me and the Hogeye. Well, not WAY back, but far enough. The Hogeye gave me a nothing-if-not-memorable first marathon experience in 2012, rounded out Half-a-palooza in 2013, and 2014 came on the heels of Angry Feet. Where everybody knows your name This was […]

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Snow Day Savvy

It’s Day 6, but the sun is out and it’s above freezing for the first time in a week — so the end is in sight, Northwest Arkansas Mamas! As this, the first of what will likely be several winter weather “events” this season, comes to an overdue end, I find myself already thinking about […]

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Snowpocalypse 2013

The Weather Channel is calling it Winter Storm Cleon, Southerners used it as the latest excuse to panic, and Walmarts everywhere called it payday. And if the persimmons are to be believed, this is only the beginning. As for the Hoods, we ducked into the grocery store for a few necessities (eggs, milk, Cool Ranch […]

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Fayetteville. Fall. Football. Finale.

They’ve got a few more games to play this season, but this weekend was the last Razorback football home game in Fayetteville.  It’s been a season of fewer ups than downs — a new coach, young talent, a tough SEC schedule. If nothing else, it’s been a season to get lost in the culture of […]

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1 + 1 = Football

I didn’t grow up with football. In South Dakota – where my parents grew up and where I was born – I had a better chance of growing up a hockey fan than a football fan. No NFL team closer than Minneapolis and no “big” college team closer than the Huskers. So it just wasn’t […]

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