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When The Big Orange Fails Us

My boys are UT football fanatics.  Their blood type is UT Positive.  Just as orange as orange can be.  And they come by it honestly.  An inheritance that runs several generations deep. And oh, this year’s team speaks of so much promise. Talent.  Passion.  Purpose. The boys wore jerseys everyday last week.  Practicing formations out … Continue reading

A Tennessee Tradition

I couldn’t have been much more than 10-years-old, standing on my feet in Neyland Stadium. Buried in a crowd of University of Tennessee fans. Standing beside my mother. She loved UT football. So did I. Her passion for this rich Tennessee tradition – my inheritance. “Please join us in singing our National Anthem.” You would … Continue reading