#tbt: An old picture from the Old House.

#tbt: An old picture from the Old House.

I don’t remember this picture actually being taken. But I remember the surroundings. I’m the blonde baby in the middle, holding onto my sister Alexandra, who was just born eight days before the date of the photo. She looks like a doll, stiff and unreal and a little too big for me to hold. Her eyes … Continue reading

This week in fun things I found online.

This week in fun things I found online.

Here’s a bunch of interesting things: NOTRE DAME IS NUMBER ONE AND GOING TO THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OOOOMMMGGG Here’s a video that reduces me to giggles. I still haven’t quite processed that THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING. After all, I am Notre Dame Class of 2011, the losingest class in Notre Dame football history. Maybe other … Continue reading

Four years later, looking ahead still.

Four years later, looking ahead still.

Four years ago, I was a sophomore at Notre Dame, in my first-ever journalism class, caring about my first-ever presidential election as a voter. Our assignment was to write a column about the campaign. Our professor, a former managing editor at the Chicago Tribune who usually started class by mercilessly critiquing one student’s assignment for … Continue reading

Join the ND invasion in Oklahoma, please.

Join the ND invasion in Oklahoma, please.

Notre Dame takes on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Norman, Okla.  If you’re making the trip out here to Oklahoma, here are some events sponsored by Notre Dame and/or the Alumni Club of Oklahoma City. Everything is in the general Oklahoma City-Norman area. I’ll add more as I hear … Continue reading