Why Is It So Hard To Write? Because When The Dry Spell Is Over You Have To Sit In The Chair

I’m watching the clouds roll by. Literally. This is what the clouds looked like a few minutes ago. This is what they look like now. Rolling by like a wispy white summer parade in front of my desk turned parade route lawn chair. I’ve been watching the leaves blowing in the tree for a good… Read More Why Is It So Hard To Write? Because When The Dry Spell Is Over You Have To Sit In The Chair

Mother’s Day Without A Mother Or A Child: A Conversation On Another Plane

Here we meet again. The three of us. Together only in my mind. Mom, you were given only 59 years on this planet before being called back to Heaven, but you made those years meaningful. You made an imprint on everyone who knew you. You spent 36 of those years raising me, protecting me, teaching… Read More Mother’s Day Without A Mother Or A Child: A Conversation On Another Plane

I’m A Youth Sports Success Story And My Parents Didn’t Morph Into Aliens To Make Me One

I played all my games on Earth. Now when I venture into the realm of youth sports, it sometimes feels like I’ve wandered onto another planet. My youth sports career… No, let’s not call it a career. Sports are not a kid’s job, they’re a life experience. My youth sports journey followed several distinct phases.… Read More I’m A Youth Sports Success Story And My Parents Didn’t Morph Into Aliens To Make Me One

My March Madness Bracket: Gonzo, Team Bates, Justin Timberlake, and Too Many Cats

Welcome to March Madness! I thought the world might like a glimpse into how a scientific-minded, sports-knowledgeable person goes about filling out their NCAA Basketball Bracket. I don’t know any people like that, so instead I’m giving you a glimpse into how I made my Round of 64 picks this year. Come journey with me… Read More My March Madness Bracket: Gonzo, Team Bates, Justin Timberlake, and Too Many Cats