And Then Penn State Lost to Temple…

Last Saturday the Penn State football team did something that has not happened since 1941 – they lost a game to Temple.  Temple?  Really? I did not watch it, we took the kids to visit my dad and is wife at a campground they were staying at.  Hiking around the woods with the little ones […]

The Paterno Legacy by Jay Paterno

Its been over three years now since the Sandusky abuse scandal shook the nation.  For the most part the media and the world have moved on.  Those of us with close ties to Penn State are still living with the aftershocks.  In the early days the media spent more time talking about iconic football coach […]

For the Kids – PSU Dance MaraTHON!

Eleven years ago this weekend I danced in the Penn State dance marathon.  It is still one of the coolest things I have ever done in my life.  Penn State has been doing  THON for decades with the purpose of raising money to fight childhood cancer.  The fundraising each year culminates in the actual dance marathon […]

2012 Blog Year in Review

My most popular posts this year were: 1. For the Kids – the Penn State Dance Marathon Apparently a lot of people doing internet searches for Penn State’s Dance Marathon stumbled onto my post.  Cool. 2. Pimps are Criminals who Beat Women….Which is Not Cool This might be my favorite post of the year, so […]

We Are…More than Football

Today the NCAA delivered unprecedented sanctions against Penn State University’s football program.  I am sure most people already have an opinion on that and if you are interested you can find a myriad of articles on the sanctions.  My take has to do with the sanctions as they relate to the academic environment and the […]

Reflections on a Memorable Week

I spent most of last week dressed as Noah: tunic, cloak, itchy wig and a staff.  The staff was perhaps confusing, some people saw me and thought I was Moses or just a crazy lost shepherd. The reason I dressed like this was that I had the privilege to join eleven Penn State Berks students […]

On Campus At Penn State Berks

Christian Student Fellowship at University Park runs a concession stand at each home Penn State football game.  CSF Berks helps out at 1-2 games per year.  This past weekend was our game for this year. We headed up Friday night, arriving late.  Actually, me saying we arrived late betrays that I am old.  As we […]