Michael Moffett, Author at Granite Grok

Michael Moffett

State Representative Mike Moffett of Loudon taught in public, parochial, and military schools as well as at the community college and university levels. He was an elected school board member who also served on the House Education Committee and was a Professor of Sports Management for Plymouth State University and NHTI-Concord. A former Marine Corps infantry officer, he co-authored the critically-acclaimed and award-winning “FAHIM SPEAKS: A Warrior-Actor’s Odyssey from Afghanistan to Hollywood and Back” which is available on Amazon.com.

“Civil” Sports Disobedience

In 1991 I returned to New Hampshire after being activated by the Marines for Operation Desert Storm, aka Persian Gulf War I. The happy homecoming will always be a fond memory. Some things had changed in my absence, of course, but time marches on.

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Bye, Bye, Boston Baseball!

On October 4, 2003, I was one of 35,460 baseball fans at Fenway Park watching the Red Sox face elimination in the ALDS against the Oakland A’s pinch-hit for Gabe Kapler. Standing with many other fans on the right-field roof box terrace during the bottom of the 12th inning, I watched Trot Nixon proceeded to …

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BOSOX IDIOTS

“We’ll always have Paris.”  So said Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) to Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) when they had to acknowledge the end of their doomed love affair in the classic movie Casablanca.

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Cam, Covid, and Cancellations

So after New England Patriot quarterback, Cam Newton tested positive for the coronavirus the Pats game at Kansas City was first canceled, then postponed, and then they ended up playing the next day.

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FRUITS, VEGETABLES, AND SPORTS BETTING

It’s nice to observe the fruits of one’s labors—which brings to mind two state representative friends: Howard Pearl (Loudon) and Tim Lang (Sanbornton). They’re also fellow members of the Beer Caucus—current and former legislators who believe socializing leads to better communication and understanding amongst all parties.