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by LioninVa
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Politics
Replies: 384
Views: 11369

Re: Politics

I am not familiar with this incident but plan to learn about it. That said, I agree that one should do as instructed by police in emergency situations, even if you don’t believe you are a suspect. Fear of the unknown is probably a huge contributor to events like this. Not he only one, of course, as ...
by LioninVa
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 188
Views: 3460

Re: Random Thoughts Again

I agree completely, B-Dub. The pension at 20 is changing to some form of 401k, I think, so it’s different than to 50% of base pay for life, but a decent offer just the same. Plus the medical coverage and other benefits here and there. I can’t imagine getting out at 6 to do the same thing as a civili...
by LioninVa
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 188
Views: 3460

Re: Random Thoughts Again

Thanks, Carl! During his 3 1/2 years in the MedArts program, his future plan has changed several times. He has considered Oncology, Dermatology, Dentistry and a few others. W&M didn't offer the biology path UVa had but his counselor said that kinesiology was a good program to get prepared for ju...
by LioninVa
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 188
Views: 3460

Re: Random Thoughts Again

Yep... Actually, early in his junior year we discussed options to pay for school. As a Navy retiree, he asked what the military had to offer so I mentioned the academies and ROTC stuff. He asked me to look into it for him so, with a little help from the Google, I contacted a recruitment official at ...
by LioninVa
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 188
Views: 3460

Re: Random Thoughts Again

Thanks, B-Dub! The boy was very excited last night! He was getting ready to apply to his other choices, UVa and a few others as the deadlines were approaching, so he can save a few buck on application fees. He applied to W&M during the 'early decision' phase which commits him upon acceptance. Li...
by LioninVa
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 188
Views: 3460

Re: Random Thoughts Again

So, it looks like I have to become a fan of the William and Mary Tribe... My son just got an email welcoming him to the class of 22!
by LioninVa
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: Fiesta Bowl vs. Washington PreGame Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 586

Re: Fiesta Bowl vs. Washington PreGame Thread

I've only been to one Penn State bowl game, the Holiday Bowl in 89 against BYU. It was a great, if not nerve-wracking, game that really didn't mean anything. My wife got me a pair of tickets to the Military Bowl two years ago to see Pitt lose to Navy. On of my college room mates runs the Pitt band a...
by LioninVa
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: 2017 Team Thread
Replies: 184
Views: 50802

Re: 2017 Team Thread

According to Onward State, Chuck and Neil Herlocher purchased the property over the summer. At the time, they said that both places would run as they had I the past. Word came out yesterday that they guys were now closing the establishments later this month or early next. This is news that was not r...
by LioninVa
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: 2017 Team Thread
Replies: 184
Views: 50802

Re: 2017 Team Thread

Nat, I believe it is an anti Penn State bias but coukd never prove it. Probably because I am biased as well? Anyway, Spats and The Skellar announced to be closing and Saquon snubbed is the same day. And the hoops team falls short by 1 in what would have been an epic comeback and last night kind of s...
by LioninVa
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: Other College Football Games
Replies: 70
Views: 2160

Re: Other College Football Games

I am fine with 4 but would be ok with8 as well as long as it doesn’t screw some lower teams from a a bowl game. I love that half of the teams can send seniors off with a win after the regular season.

That said, bring on Washington in the Fiesta Bowl!