Itâ€™s been interesting to hear the debate over whether to hold University of Arkansas football games in Little Rock each year. There were more than 9,000 unsold tickets for last Saturdayâ€™s game at War Memorial Stadium against Samford. The debate on sports talk radio centered on whether Little Rock is being â€śpunishedâ€ť by hosting an out-of-conference patsy game, rather than a marquee match-up.
Travel in the car today is drastically different for kids from what it was like when I was a youngster.
We didn't have TVs or DVD players and such for entertainment. We did have a radio, but mainly we amused ourselves using something that seems lacking much of the time now: A thing called imagination.
On Sunday, a little boy wearing a cowboy hat and boots moved into his dormitory room at college. Despite his young age, there was nothing that made this day more remarkable than any other.
His mother unpacked boxes and made up the twin bed in his room. She stored his clothing in the closet and underwear in the dresser drawers. She made sure the bathroom was safe, his toothbrush handy.
A quick trip to Walmart and the purchase of two lamps ensured her little boy would have a cozy and comfy room to sleep in each night.