Thanks for the Memories

I finally pulled the trigger on something that needed to have been done several years ago and sold my Steelers tickets. And no, it’s not because the NFL has fallen so far out of favor with so many people, me included. I won’t say that wasn’t a contributing factor though. The fact remains that owning…

Goodbye Three Rivers, February 11, 2001

Below is a small section of my documentation of the worst years of my life.  Only months before all hell officially broke loose, our farewell to Three Rivers Stadium was hugely significant for me. Weekend of February 11th 2001 (written February 2006) While I didn’t come out and say anything until this writing, this was…

So, about this higher power…

At least in my part of the world, which is admittedly old school to a fault, first investigations into sobriety revolve around and are entirely dependent on God. And while the term higher power might be more accepted in some places, in West Virginia its God and no one else. And being a Christian when…

Why I don’t do AFC Championships

January 15, 1995 Chargers 17 Steelers 14 We had only had our season tickets since 92, Bill Cowher’s first year. This was to be the first super bowl of my generation’s Steelers. It was unseasonably warm that day and Dad and I tailgated as usual. In anticipation of an easy victory, I packed a bottle of…