Extra Points: It Takes All of Us

Extra Points: It Takes All of Us

“Turn on the TV.” I will never forget where I was and what I was doing when asked to turn on the television. A fellow junior high parent who we carpooled with had called to say she wasn’t sending her daughter to school that day. The country was under attack and she...
Extra Points: Labor Day Special

Extra Points: Labor Day Special

In preparing for this year’s Labor Day Special, I decided to see what I wrote last year. Ironic that while 2020 was the most volatile year in my lifetime, that the concept of “labor” and how we are living at least in North America hasn’t changed much in 12 months. In...
Extra Points: Consistency

Extra Points: Consistency

This is Jumanji week… No, this has nothing to do with either Robin Williams or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. It’s the 25th anniversary of a fun idea to get a bunch of high school pals who love golf for a weekend full of hitting the links. It started in 1996 with walking...
Head Trash

Head Trash

The person we most spend time talking to daily is ourselves. This can be a very good thing, and unfortunately also a very bad thing. We humans have a tendency to be cruelest and most unbending to the person we should most be kind to. And when the bad stuff starts...
Extra Points: Consistency

Heads Up!

Last week while playing golf, I heard a golfer from a nearby tee box yell, “heads up!” If you’re a golfer, you know that the proper bellow for hitting a ball in the near vicinity of others is “fore!” The difference is important. “Fore” means duck and cover. Golfers...