This weekend we headed to down south to see Kid #1 during parents weekend. We played disc golf (twice), went to a soccer and football game, and tailgated at the fraternity house.
ESU hosted its first collegiate disc golf tournament this year. It attracted 70+ players representing 19 teams from 9 universities. We were able to spend the day at the tournament (well, I was. Scott had to leave early to referee a soccer game in Newton.) Lisa, Grammy and Ted also came for half the day. … Continue reading Collegiate Kickoff – Emporia
Kid #2 made the inaugural Emporia State University Disc Golf team! He doesn't like the picture below, but it's the one the school used in the announcement on Instagram. In July, ESU announced the formation of the first-ever competitive disc golf team at the school. It is coached by Eric McCabe, a world champion professional … Continue reading Emporia State University disc golf team
Apart from the TV, this is the extent of what "packing for college" means to a Dyer kid. Probably the most important thing you see is the disc golf bag. There's a tub of extra discs in the trunk of his car, plus a stack still in his room at home. We went shopping to … Continue reading ESU move in
When did every moment become "a thing"? And why does it have to be so over the top? I blame social platforms - because how would you fuel FOMO if you didn't have an insta-worthy photos? But it goes back farther than that. It used to be called "keeping up with the Joneses." I first … Continue reading When did every moment become “a thing”?