The Keys to Success

The Keys to Success

My neighbors and I have a great relationship. Part of that relationship includes the keeping of each others house keys in the event of assistance. There have been multiple times that one of us required our dogs being fed or plants watered, and we always have friends...
Embracing The Good, Bad and In Between

Embracing The Good, Bad and In Between

“Pops, I think this is the most fun thing I do with you…” These words were spoken by my 4-year old granddaughter Ellie as we were taking a walk through the neighborhood. It was the sweetest thing I could ever hear. Her sister Maddie had started out with us, but the...
Follow Through

Follow Through

“The follow through is the most important part of the swing. How you finish will inform you on your balance…” These words of wisdom came from my golf coach this past weekend. I’ve been working with Eric for several years, normally with a full lesson at the beginning...
Playing Solo

Playing Solo

Last week, I did something I’m not sure I’ve done since high school. I played a full round of golf by myself. Eighteen holes. Middle of a nice, crisp, and later sunny day. My playing partner had to cancel at the last minute. When I told the pro shop attendant that she...
Extra Points: We Are All Day-to-Day

Extra Points: We Are All Day-to-Day

Sport have classifications for players that have injuries. They can be listed from “out” to “doubtful” to “questionable” to play in an upcoming game. For those dealing with smaller, nagging injuries, they are listed as “day-to-day.” It is defined exactly as it sounds;...
Extra Points: What’s the Point?

Extra Points: What’s the Point?

Let’s be honest, social media has brought a whole new meaning to the op-ed. I don’t mind it. In fact, I’m more than game to have a discussion on my social media platforms. That being said, sometimes the responses are filled with caustic comments, extraneous...