Extra Points: Muscle Memory

When I coached high school basketball, one of the concepts I taught was muscle memory. In changing fundamental mechanics – like shooting a basketball – it takes 21 consecutive days to create “muscle memory.” If you stop the consecutive and...

Extra Points – Transitions

Transitions This Christmas season is different than any other I’ve ever experienced. As Barb and I laid a Christmas wreath on Dad’s grave (he loved wreaths), I was struck with how I was having trouble “getting into” the holiday mood. I realized...

Extra Points – The Change You Desire

The Change You Desire On October 31st, I stopped shaving. I decided that I would join in the No Shave November game, since I had heard it was a way to increase awareness for prostate cancer (and my dad had the disease). That may or may not be accurate, but I thought...

Extra Points – Transition

Transition.   As an avid football fan, it’s really a strange Sunday after the Super Bowl. Since last August, every Sunday has multiple games and I’m hooked on the Seahawks, my fantasy football teams, and just the pure love of the game. Then it’s over...