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10 Things I’ve Learned – April 2012

Apologies for the delay, but here is another list of things that I’ve learned from life on the road. As always, knowledge is power. 1. Lightning can be red. As detailed previously, the rain in New Orleans is no joke. Not only in quantity, but also with the addition of wind, thunder, and lightning. As we [...]

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10 Things I’ve Learned – March 2012

1. South Florida should really be underwater. This sounds like it’s my own personal opinion, but it’s actually a matter of science. Before people starting moving into the area, damning up and creating waterways, pretty much everything south of Lake Okeechobee was under water. It might have been a shallow “river of grass”, but underwater [...]

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Playlist – Louisiana

Verbose as we are, there is no way we can spend the next year constantly yelling talking to each other. Terrible as it may sound to the ears of an outsider, singing as loudly as possible is a frequent occurrence in The Highland Flinger (THF). We will make a playlist of what we’re slappin’ the air bass [...]

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NCAA Final Four – New Orleans, LA

Every person’s sports fandom is shaped by their experiences, which turn into memories, and those memories serve as a foundation for future sports enthusiasm. Fond childhood memories for a great game, player, or team will undoubtedly influence your sports fandom as an adult. Often times it’s an experience with a winning team/player that leave the [...]

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NCAA Final Four Preview

When: Saturday March 31st, 2012 What: 2012 NCAA Men’s Final Four. The semi-final games of the NCAA Men’s Tournament, with this year’s matchups being: Kentucky vs. Louisville, and Kansas vs. Ohio St. Where: Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA Why: The NCAA Tournament brings excitement to college basketball, culminating in the Final Four, a weekend [...]

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10 Things I’ve Learned – February 2012

1. Missouri is not hooked on phonics Southeast Missouri has a few internationally-named cities that have acquired some not-so-usual pronunciations. First is Cape Girardeau, where we jumped into a frozen lake for our Polar Plunge. Instead of the understandably tough French pronunciation of “Gee-rar-doo”, locals went with “Juh-rar-doh”. Not quite that bad, but it’s definitely [...]

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