Tailwinds

Tailwinds

On the back half of my Saturday run, I had this eerie feeling that I was merely running in place. At first, I chalked it up to being tired. But it soon became apparent to me that there was another reason. I’d made a turn in direction heading back for home directly...
Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias

Recently, I had the opportunity to read several letters from high school coaches nominating student-athletes for a prestigious award. I didn’t know most of the young athletes, so I was going almost purely off the coaches words. I found myself drawn to vote for the...
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...
Back of the Card

Back of the Card

There’s an old baseball saying that you are what the back of your baseball card says you are. I started collecting baseball trading cards at about 9 years old. Baseball became my favorite sport at that time. I collected cards for about another 15 years before petering...