Why all kids should be involved in sports —

I’m lucky I was an athlete. And I am blessed to have children that are also athletes. Not just because of their impending success, but because of the failures. And even more so, for all the friendships made on the field, on the track, on the court — for those friends that carried me through…

DO NOT cash grandma’s stock to go on spring break!

High school was awesome — like really, really, awesome. I only wish I’d realized just how awesome it was when I meandered the hallways. Don’t get me wrong — I have zero, zilch, not one iota of an inkling, to return to those days, BUT if my Genie would appear and grant me unlimited wishes,…

Red Mustangs and ET …

It was 1988. I was a peon. A struggling college student without a care in the world – really, no cares. Not a one. Heck I used to think that if I still had checks, then consequently there must still be money in my bank account – right? I’d stroll around campus – on sunny…

A Nod to the NCAA Soccer Gods

I don’t usually do this – post pics of family or link to other blogs – alas, I couldn’t help but share this photo of my 13 year old heading a soccer ball in the front yard – now everyone out there say a quick prayer to the NCAA Gods that she’ll be offered a…