Oakland Coliseum at night

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oakland coliseum at night

In honor of the A’s making the Wild Card game of the MLB Playoffs I’m posting this pic I found while I was sorting and archiving photos today.  I took it a long time ago, like two years ago, but rediscovered it today.  The A’s square off on the road against the Kansas City Royals tonight in what will sure to be a raucous and energetic crowd.

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How about them Cowboys!!!???

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Well, I’ve purposely putt off posting any blogs about my Dallas Cowboys because I was bracing myself emotionally for heart break.  The first half of the season was shaping up to be an utter disaster with all the injuries on the defense in the preseason.  The worst case scenario, of course, would be that the season would be over in terms of playoff chances by the time we got back to full strength.  I opted to save myself the pain and agony of posting weekly and decided I was going to break up the 16-game season into 4 quarters.  Last night’s SNF victory over the New Orleans Saints was the end of the first quarter of the season.  So here’s my blog!

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Throwback Thursday: Marylou Taylor

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photo15Today’s Throwback Thursday, while it only goes back to 2013, is one of my favorites.  It’ a pic of me and my long-time childhood friend Marylou Taylor.  It was her birthday and I made the hike to Sacramento to help her celebrate.  We hadn’t seen each other in years and it was a mini-reunion of sorts because a lot of mutual friends from high school where there.

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Sweet Lamb of God

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about writing a book.  This idea has been bouncing around in my head for years and I’ve actually scratched out a few outlines and started to write it twice in the past.  I spent three years under the tutelage of Bro. George L. Davis at the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church in Modesto, California in the early 1990’s.  Bro. David was an Oklahoma preacher who was part Choctaw Indian and he was probably the wisest man I ever met.

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