Come Sit By This Fire

Come Sit By This Fire

One of the reasons I enjoy the telling of stories, is the hearing of stories. One of the only reasons I enjoy a campfire, is that it affords the chance to hear tales. For the next five minutes, come sit by this fire. My father 

Beyond My Backdoor

Beyond My Backdoor

Beyond my backdoor there is a big world. There is the world I imagine and the world that is “real”. With little trouble at all, I could prove that both exist only in my mind. But, this is not the time for thoughts on the 

Love Wins

Love Wins

My time at the chocolate factory was a wonderful experience. There was a lot of pressure, but I met a lot of great people. Though the chocolate game can be intense, eventually love wins. I traveled all across the country setting up new stores. Convincing 

Confessions of a Christmas Junkie

Confessions of a Christmas Junkie

Most of us know the Christmas story. We also experience Christmas in different ways. While it seems a little innocent, here are my confessions of a Christmas Junkie. Before writing about the wonder of it all, let’s get the obvious out of the way. Christmas 

Beam Me Up Scotty

Beam Me Up Scotty

Some of the younger crowd may not know what the term means. Even I am not a rabid Star Trek fan. We are all tempted at times to say, “beam me up Scotty.” Brave beings from different worlds collected on a starship, and were beamed 

Phil Jackson Got Fired

Phil Jackson Got Fired

Basketball has been good to me, and it has been good to those around me. After I returned from playing in Zambia, I heard Phil Jackson got fired. Zambia was a funny trip. In the states, my team was a decent travel team. When we 

Crazy Like a Fox

Crazy Like a Fox

There are two foxes that I remember in my life. Both were introduced to me by my father, and both have influenced my thoughts. I know what it is like to be crazy, I am learning to be crazy like a fox. When I was 

No Sleep Till Brooklyn

No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Some of you might remember the song by the Beastie Boys titled, “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”. Most of you never took it seriously. Even I am unsure the exact moment the crazy set in. Sometimes the crazies set in and we are unaware. Kind of 

Winchester 101

Winchester 101

Somehow it seems a million miles away. Many moons and many mornings. My hope is that it still stands. My hope is to see it again one day. I would love to teach the course, Winchester 101. Winchester is where I honed my coaching. Winchester 

Changing Planes

Changing Planes

The craziest parts of my traveling have always been in airports. Airports where I am changing planes. It is one thing to take off from a destination and arrive at a destination. It is entirely another to land in a city, hop out of one