Extra Points: Re-Creating Yourself

The word recreation is well known to all of us. Undoubtedly, recreation means a variety of things to you – vacationing, golfing, boating, hiking, playing music, or simply having fun with your favorite hobby. Recreation rightly is considered a good thing, and I’d...

Extra Points: Going to Confession

On Good Friday, Barb and I attended church and then dashed into the quickly forming line to go to confession. For you that don’t know, confession during Lent is required before Easter of all practicing Catholics, and we take it down to the very last chance by...

Olympic Lessons for Business & Life

My March 2018 column for the Kitsap Sun… “Little minds are tamed by and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.” ~ Washington Irving (American writer) There are many reasons why I was never more than an average athlete in my high school athletic...

Extra Points: Your Business DNA

My kids bought me the Ancestry.com DNA kit for my birthday a few months ago. It was a great gift, as my father was quite the genealogist and I was eager to learn more about my actual heritage. The results finally came in a few weeks ago. I have to admit, I was a...