Thursday, February 22, 2018

Texas College and University Basketball Arenas Visited - 52

Arenas Visited
Abilene Christian University (Moody Coliseum) - 2017-2018
Angelina College (Shands Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
Angelo State University (Junell Center/Stephens Arena) - 2017-2018
Blinn College (Physical Education Building) - 2016-2017
Dallas Baptist University (The Kenneth E. Burg Center) -2015-2016
Dallas Christian College (Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
East Texas Baptist University (Ornelas Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
Hardin-Simmons University (Mabee Complex) - 2016-2017
Houston Baptist University (The Frank and Lucille Sharp Gynasium)
Huston-Tillotson University (Mary E. Branch Gymnasium) - 2004-2005
Jacksonville College (Curtis Carroll Field House) - 2017-2018
Jarvis Christian College (Rand Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
Lamar State College - Port Arthur (Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center) - 2016-2017
Lamar University (Montagne Center) - 2014-2015
Lee College - Baytown (Lee College Sports Arena & Wellness Center) - 2016-2017
Lubbock Christian University (Rip Griffin Center) - 2017-2018
McMurry University (Kimbrell Arena) - 2016-2017
Midwestern State University (D.L. Ligon Coliseum) - 2017-2018
Our Lady of the Lake University (Mabee Gymnasium at University Wellness and Activities Center) - 2016-2017
Paul Quinn College - 2017-2018
Prairie View A&M University (William J. Hicks Building) - 2014-2015
Rice University (Autry Court at Tudor Fieldhouse)
St. Edward's University (Recreation and Convocation Center) - 2016-2017
Sam Houston State University (Bernard Johnson Coliseum)
San Jacinto College - Central (Anders Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
San Jacinto College - North (Nichols Gymnasium) - 2016-2017
Southern Methodist University (Moody Coliseum) - 2014-2015
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (Sheaffer Center) - 2004-2005
Southwestern University (Corbin J. Robertson Center) - 2016-2017
Stephen F. Austin State University (William R. Johnson Coliseum) - 1995-1996
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (American Bank Center) - 2016-2017
Texas A&M-Kingsville (Steinke Physical Education Center) - 2016-2017
Texas A&M University (Reed Arena) - 2016-2017
Texas Christian University (Schollmaier Arena) - 2017-2018
Texas Southern University (Health and Physical Education Arena) - 2014-2015
Texas Tech University (United Supermarkets Arena) - 2017-2018
Texas Wesleyan University (Sid W. Richardson Center) - 2016-2017
Texas Women's University (Kitty Magee Arena) - 2017-2018
Trinity University (Sams Gymnasium at William H. Bell Center) - 2016-2017
Tyler Junior College (Wagstaff Gymnasium) - 2017-2018
University of Dallas (Maher Center) - 2014-2015
University of Houston (Hofheinz Pavilion)
University of Incarnate Word (Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center) - 2016-2017
University of North Texas (The UNT Coliseum / The Super Pit) - 2017-2018
University of St. Thomas (Jerabeck Athletic Center) - 2014-2015
University of Texas-Arlington (College Park Center) - 2015-2016
University of Texas-Dallas (UT Dallas Activity Center) - 2016-2017
University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (Sam Williams Court at UTRGV Fieldhouse) - 2016-2017
University of Texas-San Antonio (Convocation Center) - 2005-2006
Weatherford College (Graber Athletic Center) - 2016-2017
Wiley College (Alumni Gymnasium) - 2015-2016

Former Arenas
Texas A&M University (G. Rollie White Coliseum)

Still to Visit (24 college and universities / 26 junior colleges)
American Southwest (6)
Concordia University, Howard Payne, LeTourneau, Mary Hardin-Baylor, Sul Ross State and UT-Tyler

Big 12 (2) - Baylor* and Texas

Conference USA (1) - University of Texas-El Paso

Heartland (3) - St. Mary’s, Texas A&M International and UT-Permian Basin

Lone Star (3) - Tarleton State, Texas A&M-Commerce and West Texas A&M

Red River Athletic (1) - Texas College

Sooner Athletic (1) - Wayland Baptist

Southern Collegiate Athletic (SCAC) (3) - Austin College, Schreiner and Texas Lutheran

Sun Belt (1) - Texas State

Independents (2) - Arlington Baptist College and Southwest Adventist (Keene)

NJCAA Region 5 (20)
Brookhaven College (Farmers Branch), Cedar Valley College (Lancaster), Cisco College, Clarendon College, Collin County Community College (Plano), Eastfield College (Mesquite), Frank Phillips College (Borger), Hill College (Hillsboro), Howard College (Big Spring), McLennan Community College* (Waco), Midland College, Mountain View College (Dallas), North Lake College (Irving), Odessa College, Ranger College, Richland College (Dallas), South Plains College (Levelland), Southwestern Christian College (Terrell), Temple College and Western Texas College (Snyder).

NJCAA Region 14 (6)
Coastal Bend College (Beeville), Kilgore College, Navarro College (Corsicana), Panola College, Paris Junior College, Trinity Valley Community College (Athens).

Monday, February 19, 2018

Churches Attended and Visited in 2018

Worship Services
January 7 -- Absent (Ran the 111th Anniversary Jackson Day 9K, Arabi, LA)
January 14 -- Absent (Paced Waverly in the Chevron Houston Marathon, Houston, TX)
January 21 -- Visited Church Project, The Woodlands, TX (Jason Shepperd)
January 28 -- Absent (Announced Hot Chocolate 15K and 5K, Houston, TX)
February 4 -- Absent
February 11 -- Visited University Heights Baptist Church, Huntsville, TX (Richard Rogers)
February 18 -- Absent (Announced Galveston Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K, Galveston, TX)

Church Services Listened To
1/14/18 (1/21/18) - "Instruct.Spirit.Witness.Go", Acts 1:1-11, Church Project, The Woodlands, TX (Jason Shepperd)

The Republic Of Football: Legends of the Texas High School Game

1.  Hamlin, 1984 - 2/18/18
2.  Odessa, 1946 - 2/18/18
3.  Snyder, 1952 - 2/18/18
4.  Brownwood, 1960s - 2/18/18
5.  San Antonio, 1963
6.  Lubbock, 1968
7.  Mexia, 1968
8.  Celina, 1974
9.  Big Sandy, 1974
10.  Temple, 1975
11.  Midland, 1983
12.  Daingerfield, 1983
13.  Corpus Christi, 1985
14.  West Orange, 1986-1987
15.  Idalou, 1988
16.  White Deer, 1988
17.  Rockport Fulton, 1992
18.  Converse Judson, 1992-1993
19.  Tyler, 1994
20.  Sealy, 1994
21.  Galena Park, 1994
22.  Wortham, 1996
23.  Waco, 1996
24.  Austin, 1996
25.  New Braunfels, 1997
26.  Katy, 1997
27.  Mart, 1999
28.  Everman, 2001-2002
29.  Ennis, 2001
30.  Palestine, 2002
31.  Georgetown, 2002
32.  Southlake, 2002
33.  Tuscola, 2003
34.  Crawford, 2004
35.  Abilene, 2004
36.  Highland Park, 2005
37.  Copperas Cove, 2007
38.  Brenham, 2009
39.  Aledo, 2008-2011
40.  Fort Worth, 1983-1984
41.  Denton, 2002

Friday, February 16, 2018

Where I Slept in 2018

January 1 - Home
January 2 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (141)
January 3 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (141)
January 4 - Home
January 5 - Courtyard by Marriott Houston NASA/Clear Lake (417)
January 6 - Courtyard New Orleans Covington/Mandeville (328)
January 7 - Home
January 8 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (130)
January 9 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (130)
January 10 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (130)
January 11 - Home
January 12 - Courtyard Houston Downtown (423)
January 13 - Courtyard Houston Downtown (423)
January 14 - Home
January 15 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (143)
January 16 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (143)
January 17 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (143)
January 18 - Home
January 19 - Courtyard Beaumont (222)
January 20 - Home
January 21 - Home
January 22 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (136)
January 23 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (136)
January 24 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (136)
January 25 - Home
January 26 - Fairfield Inn & Suites Van (316)
January 27 - Home
January 28 - Home
January 29 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (135)
January 30 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (135)
January 31 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (135)
February 1 - Home
February 2 - Home
February 3 - Home
February 4 - Home
February 5 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (129)
February 6 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (129)
February 7 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (129)
February 8 - Home
February 9 - Hampton Inn Kyle (420)
February 10 - Home
February 11 - Home
February 12 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (226)
February 13 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (226)
February 14 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton (226)
February 15 - Home
February 16 - Towne Place Suites Houston Galleria Area (303)
February 17 - Home
February 18 - Home
February 19 - Hampton Inn & Suites Denton
February 20 - Hampton Inn & Suites Decatur
February 21 - Hampton Inn & Suites Weatherford
February 22 - Home

Monday, February 12, 2018

Books Read in 2018

"My Boys and Girls Are In There:  The 1937 New London Explosion" by Ron Rozelle (post-Christmas 2017 purchase)
"Run To Glory:  The Story of Eric Liddell" by Ellen Caughey (birthday gift from Waverly)
"Choosing Donald Trump" by Stephen Mansfield (Christmas money purchase)
"Ask The Question:  Why We Must Demand Religious Clarity From Our Presidential Candidates" by Stephen Mansfield (purchased originally in late April 2016)
"Chasing Space:  An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace and Second Chances" by Leland Melvin (gift from Waverly)
"Beyond Just Win:  The Story of G.A. Moore / Texas High School Football's No. 1 Coach" by Ed Housewright

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Texas College and University Softball Stadiums Visited - 1

Stadiums / Fields Visited
Texas State University (Bobcat Softball Stadium) - 2018

Other Stadiums / Fields Visited
Liberty University (Kamphuis Field at Liberty Softball Stadium) - 2015

Sunday, February 4, 2018

New Restaraunts in 2018 - 5

Farmhouse Restaurant, Van, TX (January 27)
Little Napoli Italian Cuisine, Houston, TX (January 13)
Oma's Jiffy Burger, Waxahachie, TX (February 3)
Taco Mayo, Bridgeport, TX (January 25)
The Original Joey O's, Corinth, TX (January 3)