June 21, 2019

One of the reasons I enjoy being a writer is it affords the opportunity to step into a variety of roles and speak from different perspectives.  For instance, one day I sit behind my computer, instructing as a coach, “C’mon team, if you want to win at marriage, the best...

January 9, 2019

It had been a long week and I was tired from all the work involved with holiday preparations.  In my youthful naivete I used to think Christmas was a magical time filled with warm wishes and wonder, but as I’ve become an adult, I now associate the holiday more with wor...

May 23, 2018

I couldn’t help but feel a little nostalgic as I tuned into the coverage of the latest Royal Wedding.  My thoughts reminisced back to watching Charles & Diana’s nuptials over thirty years ago.  The carriage, the castle, and thousands of well-wishers who lined the stree...

February 13, 2018

The past couple of Super Bowls have been remarkable.  Last year’s 25-point deficit didn’t stop the New England Patriots from winning and this year’s record setting offenses saw the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl over those same Patriots.  Great plays an...

July 29, 2017

My wife fretted and worried about making the call for days, maybe even weeks.  Breaking family tradition was not going to be easy and she did not want to hurt or upset her mother.  We would usually spend Christmas Eve at my mom’s house with family and then travel to Kr...