National Geographic: Brazil’s Best Kept Secret: The Pantanal

When you think of South America your mind’s eye sees indescribably vast rainforests, centuries old vibrant cities, towering Andes peaks, and now maybe dopey American swimmers thinking it’s cool to trash a gas station. South America is a continent of its own and there is much off the beaten path that would take you for … More National Geographic: Brazil’s Best Kept Secret: The Pantanal

Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? Gig ‘Em Edition

Let’s just jump right in…   Texas A&M Aggies   National Titles: 3 (1 unclaimed)   Conference Titles: 18   Win-Loss Record: 717-466-48 (.602)   Heisman Winners: 2   All-Americans: 22   This one is hard for me personally because as I an Aggie I have to get very harsh with my own program. He’s … More Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? Gig ‘Em Edition

Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? .600 Club Edition

Things are getting a little more interesting now in this rundown of the college football bluebloods. Up until the Florida three every program we have analyzed has really qualified as a blueblood at least by a loose standard. Even by a loose standard I’d consider Florida and Florida State to be bluebloods with Miami an … More Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? .600 Club Edition

Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? Sunshine State Edition

So far the programs we have looked at have all had some level of sustained success over the course of decades. But what happens when a program has a poor early history followed by consistently stellar decades later in the university’s life? What happens when three such schools are all located in the same state … More Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? Sunshine State Edition

The 10,000th Blog Post You’ll Read About A Caribbean Honeymoon

As I mentioned in my previous post, Alisha and I have had just a little bit of a busy year. Since about January we’ve been in school/work/wedding mode and are still working our way out of it even though we’ve been back in OKC for three weeks. We’ve done a lot of traveling but not in … More The 10,000th Blog Post You’ll Read About A Caribbean Honeymoon

NPR: In Oklahoma, A National Park That Got Demoted

About a year ago I posted a trip report about our trip to Turner Falls and Chickasha National Recreation Area. Some of y’all will remember my less than stellar review of Turner Falls but Chickasha was a cool little park with a unique history. This past week NPR posted a great article diving a little … More NPR: In Oklahoma, A National Park That Got Demoted