Can We Just Pay the College Athletes Already?

Right now Mr. G is watching football. It’s Sunday, and Sunday is for football. Unless you’re a fan of College Football. If college football is your thing, then you spent Saturday watching games. Right now college athletes are icing their bumps and bruises, training for next week, or (less likely) studying. Now, I know there are plenty of College Athletes who will leave their four year schools with a wonderful education, and a fine work ethic. When I look at Football players for NCAA Division 1 schools I see professional …

Hockey and College

Alexander was playing hockey out front with Jon and Dave. This is the conversation I heard with the three nine year old boys. Alexander: Dude, get that puck and I’ll give you a dollar. I don’t want to hop the fence. Dave: I don’t have to get it, I have like $700. Jon: But that’s for college. Dave: No it’s not, it’s from a commercial I did when I was a baby, it’s just money for me. Jon: Yeah, they say that now, but your parents are going to make …

A Comic Book Burning

Alexander was reading comics on the sofa and asked me, “Mom, what is SCI-fall-us?” “I don’t know honey, do you want to show me the word, maybe you’re not pronouncing it right?” He brought me his Simpson’s Comic Book, and there it was plain as day SYPHILIS. “You pronounce it syphilis and it’s a disease your penis gets, but it only happens to adults.” I said. “Oh, that is funny.” and then he returned to the sofa and continued reading.