Tag Archives: Big A

Dodging bullets in the Wild West

I am a tired puppy! Is it possible to make a 10 hour drive without a little blog-worthy adventure? Naah… After about six hours of driving, I was filling up the truck at a gas station in the middle of nowhere … Continue reading

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Playing bumper cars with a deer

As I was getting ready to go workout after work, I received this text from my son: “Well, I decided to play bumper cars with a deer.” I called him and heard the following…’I was peacefully driving down a highway … Continue reading

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Helping a young man escape a dastardly trap

As I was getting ready for bed last night, my phone rang. It was my son. He had called earlier in the evening to express his frustrations that the car we had loaned him was costing too much money. I … Continue reading

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Somebody is not happy!

Talked w/Big A-someone threw rocks through two of the Nissan’s windows last night

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Didn’t see that one coming!

I posted several posts recently (6/22, 25 & 26) about confronting my son about his character. I have spoken to him on two more occasions since those posts. The primary issue is how focused he has been on young women. … Continue reading

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From famine to feast!

I forgot to tell you… My son technically now has 4 part time jobs! You already knew that he works several nights per week as a busboy at The Bonefish Grill restaurant. However, he followed up on some adds for … Continue reading

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Off to a good start!

Yesterday, my son, Big A, learned that he passed his “personality test” at The Bonefish Grill. (Does that means that they have determined that he actually has one!?) He went to orientation at 12:30. About an hour later, he came back … Continue reading

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Superman finally gets introduced to cryptonite

I called Big A this morning to see how he was doing. His weight was down to 167.4 but he was not doing well. He was so weak that he couldn’t wrestle this morning! After all, he has lost 16 … Continue reading

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This is so much better

The more I think about it, the better I feel about the FILA tournament. First and most obvious, he will be wrestling against guys his own age. Second, he doesn’t have to weigh in until Saturday afternoon. He would have … Continue reading

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Back from the dead

Last Thursday afternoon, back when we were planning to have Big A wrestle in a national tournament, I left messages with two men on the USA Wrestling board. Since Big A red-shirted this year and didn’t win any big tournaments, I wanted … Continue reading

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