Rants from the Gnarly Beard

It looks like a pool

Hello Lynchburg College! What a grand Monday!  It is so nice outside that it almost makes you forget that there are only two weeks of classes left and only 26 days to graduation. Oh my … you mean that you didn’t realize it was that close? Well call me Captain Reality Calendar!!!  Read more ›

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We made it to spring. Yippee!

Hello LC! Warmth has never felt so good and green has never looked better! What a great day to get outside and soak up some sunshine and all those vitamins that float in the air. Personally I thought it was called pollen, but I guess I was mistaken! So, without further ado, here’s what’s running around the mulberry bush: Read more ›

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Spring is Running Wild

Wow!  Can you believe it!  I got up this morning and it wasn’t snowing!!!  I soon realized that my 5 layers of clothing were no longer needed!  I could walk through the Dell without my sock cap letting my bald head soak up the sun rays like a solar panel. There were other signs of life, too!  People were actually sitting in the red chairs!  Frisbees, blankets, and sun glasses invaded the Dell and gloves changed from warm mittens to baseball gloves worn by students enjoying a game of pitch outside!  I think spring finally busted out of jail and is running wild!!! Things are really starting to move!!!  And speaking of movement, here are some LC Hornets that are definitely moving!!! Read more ›

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Shout Out Day!

Today is “Shout Out Day!” In 1957, Reggie Lee Arnold was walking down Main Street. As he was rounding the corner he saw that an elderly lady had literally spilled her beans on the sidewalk. Realizing that the beans were probably all this lady had to eat, he helped her pick them up, one by one. After he was done he hurried off before the lady could thank him. The lady, Mrs. Gladys Knight, was actually a very influential woman and was able to find out who the bean picker-upper was! Read more ›

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Time to get some sun

Hello Lynchburg! Can you believe it! Sun and blue sky!!! It’s like a miracle!!! What else can I say? Hey put your shorts and t-shirts on and get your sun-deprived skin outside for a hefty dose of vitamin D!!! And while you are out there basting in the sunlight here are some things to think about: Read more ›

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“Springing Around” while you were gone

Hope you had a great Spring Break!  Most of you have been away from the campus and you are probably wondering what we have been doing.  Here is a list of things that happened this past week: Read more ›

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I am over this winter

Well, it is a snow day, and I bet you are “bustin’ a gut” to get over to the library to get caught up for all your midterm exams. (HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!)  Read more ›

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Snow forecasted again

Hello Lynchburg College! What a week we have had! Last week we were off playing in the snow! This week we are in our shorts and catching a cold. Welcome to Virginia! We have been experiencing climate change in this region for hundreds of years! Snow is in the forecast again, and if it’s not, who cares … we can still have our fantasies!!  Read more ›

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Snow and Other Very Cool Things

Well, actually it did snow…we even got a day off! So, I guess I can focus on some other important stuff! With all this weather frenzy and talk of food shortages at the grocery store, dead batteries in your flashlights, and slipping only to fall on your backside, there is much reason to moan and groan. Read more ›

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Super what!

What a weekend it has been! In fact the weekend has rolled into the week like a slow moving gray glacier. Mother Nature needs to book a flight south so she can remember what the sun and blue sky look like. For me I went 0 and 4 this weekend. Read more ›

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