Today is Black Friday. Laura spent all night shopping for deals for our family Christmas. I spent the night sleeping. I've spent the day visiting with family, watching some football, and eating delicious leftovers. It makes for a great day, but not a plethora of opportunities for a "first."
While watching football, I started thinking about team mascots. Some seem designed to strike fear into the other teams' hearts like Tigers, Wildcats, and Wolverines. Some I'm just not sure about like the Ducks, Beavers, and the Banana Slugs (yes, that is actually a team mascot at a school in California). There are a couple that really bug me. One is the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. I thought this started as a Baptist school. Who thought a demon deacon was a good idea? Where did that come from? Since this is a year of "firsts," I decided to look up the history of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons for my "first."
Most of this information came from the Wake Forest website. Their website says the W