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Florida State folk hero 'Red Lightning' makes dramatic 2014 debut

People call Florida State’s ball boy “Red Lightning” because he streaks down the sidelines with such speed and deadly precision.

Red Lighting’s real name is Frankie Grizzle-Malgrat, which is arguably a far more fitting moniker for the 5-foot-7 speed demon. 178 more words


August Update

Well, we’ve moved into the new house, and so far, it’s been great. There’s still a ton to do, but now that we’re here and don’t have to drive three hours every day, it makes it a lot easier to keep up with, oh, I dunno, the rest of my life. 636 more words



You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
Robert Louis Stevenson


I can’t get rid of this traveling theme! Here’s a quote-for-the-day…although I might have taken it slightly out of context. 8 more words

Treasure Island - by Robert Louis Stevenson

The most popular pirate story ever written in English, featuring one of literature’s most beloved “bad guys,” Treasure Island has been happily devoured by several generations of boys—and girls—and grownups. 147 more words


Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 15

We’re all a little heartbroken for Napa Valley this week.  I’m nauseous looking at all the photos of the earthquake damage.  The barrel rooms look like someone lost at Jenga, and the tasting rooms are littered with piles of soul-crushing, broken wine bottles.   406 more words



My first time in Scotland. A week in Edinburgh. Great city. Here’s the poem:


city of happy lilts and kilts,
of plump haggis with… 376 more words