So asks Reeves Wiedeman, writing for The New Yorker, in this charming examination of the Iron Bowl. (The whole quote is “who are we, in parts of the country with professional sports to cheer and (relatively) thriving economies to enjoy, to deny Alabamans a bit of crowing?” But, my post titles are automatically tweeted, and [...]
My friend and fellow Rocket City Blogger Carol has created a blog award called the Recky, and has awarded the first one to BoWilliams.com! Thank you, ma’am! I’m honored.
In my most of 43 years, the 2013 Iron Bowl was, in more than one way, one of the more bizarre football games I’ve ever witnessed. I’ll say that and believe it. Elite football teams find a way to win. Alabama did not, despite ample opportunity. Therefore, it is not an elite football team. Alabama [...]
From seemingly out of nowhere this year, and with great fervor, many people are decrying the practices of merchants opening on Thanksgiving and customers shopping them. For the most part, I understand their sentiments. They’re concerned about valuing consumerism over family, and losing the cultural significance of a uniquely American holiday that is all about [...]
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. – Psalm 107:1 Warm wishes to you and your loved ones this Thanksgiving Day.