Rants from the Gnarly Beard

The Big Tease

Hello LC. I have been called a lot of things in my day. Most I cannot put in this note to you. But here is a sample of some of the names I have responded to: Read more ›

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Almost there

Hello Lynchburg College!!! Some short notes to share with you this hot and humid Friday afternoon.

Wow … is it ever hot and humid.

The good news is that we are all sweaty and smelly together so you don’t notice the BO as much. Read more ›

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Hello Goodbye

Hello Lynchburg College! It seems that we are in a place where there have been a lot of goodbyes and even more hellos. So running along on that theme, here are a few goodbyes and hellos that have come to mind in the last week:  Read more ›

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Whichever comes first

Well, here we all are back at Lynchburg College!!!  Most of the cardboard boxes have been unpacked, your books are on your desk shelf, you have a full container of laundry detergent, and brand new highlighters. Read more ›

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Perplexing answers about the Student Center

Hello LC peeps!  It’s that time again to answer all the deep perplexing questions that come to your mind every time you walk/drive by the Drysdale Student Center site. So let me try to answer some of the more common and perplexing questions: Read more ›

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Summer destruction

Hello LC Community!  Hope you are finding some sun and possibly even a little fun as the summer begins.  Things are getting warmer every day here, especially at our weekly construction meetings —  25 guys jammed into a trailer will definitely clear out your sinuses or make you wish you didn’t have them.  Read more ›

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A final rant for the school year

I was struck by how green and crisp looking the Dell was this morning as I walked across it in the early morning hours. Mother Nature sure let loose yesterday washing away dust, pollen, two port-a-johns, six squirrels in a pontoon boat, the Hornet Statue, and a golf cart or two. We found most of this stuff on Lakeside drive and have since delivered it back to its rightful place! Read more ›

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Are we there yet?

In case you haven’t figured it out, we are in exam week. Classes do not meet at the same time as they usually do so you might want to check your exam schedule. I still have nightmares about exam week. Read more ›

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Alice Cooper is back

Hello Lynchburg College!! Believe it or not, today is the last day of class!! I cannot help but sing Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out For Summer.”  Yeah, that was a big top 40 hit way back when I had hair, it was all black, and most of you were still a twinkle in your mom and dad’s eyes. For a good history lesson go ahead a Google “Alice Cooper.” That guy could play one heck of a good concert! But let’s get back to reality, school is not quite out yet! There are still exams, papers, and presentations. But while you’re scrambling to find that syllabus that explains what’s on your final exam, I have some news for you: Read more ›

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The end of the world is near

Hello LC Campus Community. I have been informed by a guy named Noah that the end of the world is near and that we need to build a large boat so that we can all be saved. Consequently we have instructed our general contractor to begin the construction of a large barge. We do not have the time to construct the ship that Noah wanted us to build!  Read more ›

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