Writings by Cole Huffman


Sex and God at Yale...and UNA

My alma mater and Nathan Harden’s are more than geographically far from each other. Yale, where Mr. Harden matriculated, has nurtured the intellects of presidents and justices and Jonathan Edwards. North Alabama (UNA) gave honorary doctorates to George “Goober” Lindsey ( The Andy Griffith Show ) and Roy Clark ( Hee Haw ). What hath Florence to do with New Haven? UNA’s affinity for Pickin’ and Grinnin’ with Yale’s for Sinnin’? UNA’s Goober with Yale’s goobers? During my halcyon days at UNA,... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Mar 28 | 1 comments
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The Boy, the Chili, the Cake, the Toilet, and the Grace of God

To say my youngest son Colson is a finicky eater is to say Argentina is one excited country this morning. I don’t know how new Pope Francis would have handled a child excusing himself from the dinner table to go to the restroom again and again and again, but at the third “I gotta go to the bathroom”—spoken with a mouthful of chili—I infallibly suspected Colson was emptying into the potty from another bodily orifice. Colson’s entire food pyramid is a slice of pizza. We never have to goad... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Mar 14 | 1 comments
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