Matt Eddy

What do you do?

Blog Post created by Matt Eddy on Oct 8, 2014

Sometimes I wonder about things...


What do you do when it all becomes too much? 

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We all know Ag teaching can be tough - the statistics bear that out without much argument.  Too many wash out before they really get started.


Sometimes just making a place in this world where you don't have to be "The Ag Teacher" can be worth more than you might think.


For me - it's my passion for the Green Felt Monster. (or blue -- pick your poison).

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And some ornately configured trees. Below is some Buckeye Burl in the handle of my break cue - very pleased with how it turned out.  It's an Bruce Johnson Cue's one of a kind.

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Another one that is in the works -- eagerly anticipated too...


The only thing I ask is that in the case I pass early -- Dear Lord - don't let my wife sell them for what I told her I paid.


Whether Ambonya Burl or Ebony points makes you no nevermind - it's nice to have someplace to be able to realize that there is more than grading, judging teams, missed assignments, failed tests and eating lunch in under 10 minutes flat.



[in their $3,000 game, after Minnesota Fats breaks, it's Eddie's shot]

Fast Eddie: How should I play that one, Bert? Play it safe? That's the way you always told me to play it: safe... play the percentage.

Well, here we go: fast and loose. One ball, corner pocket.

Yeah, percentage players die broke, too, don't they, Bert?


[he makes the shot and the spectators applaud]


Fast Eddie: How can I lose?


What's your favorite way to recharge?