What traditions will survive 2020 or rise from its ashes?

Just about everyone has lost something due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For too many, it's been a loved one. For many, it's been all the little things that make life interesting. Among the latter's long list have been a torrent of traditions. For the Naval Academy alone it includes Plebe Parents Weekend (and, many would … Continue reading What traditions will survive 2020 or rise from its ashes?

2-for-7s, ROM, COVID, TAD, TIA(s), and prayers for Mid Gram

We are inching further away from the day-to-day life on The Yard, but we haven't exactly broken away. It was such a joy to watch the most recent round of 2-for-7 signings. Although it's really something of a formality, it's such a beautiful declaration of intention. It's importance was driven home when I recently received … Continue reading 2-for-7s, ROM, COVID, TAD, TIA(s), and prayers for Mid Gram