Overtime Grandpa

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My family, who are all big-time sports fans, was watching the NBA finals with our grandchildren. I had just turned 55 and was feeling a little wistful. [ Read More ]

Dirty Dog

Yoga Down Dog Pose

Several years ago I was at a conference of educators in Louisville, Kentucky. The collective purpose of the college professors and high school teachers there was to grade the thousands of Advanced Placement Literature and Composition examination papers that had been submitted by students from across America. As much of an honor as it was … [ Read More ]

Temper, Temper

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Unfortunately when it comes to golf, Jim can let his temper get the best of him. Luckily, he has his best friend Matt to help him out. [ Read More ]

Lasso’d [PODCAST]

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Sean Bratton tells a funny true story about interviewing a championship rodeo competitor and trying to dip, duck, and dive out of his lasso. [ Read More ]

You’re Kidding, The “Mediocre Golf Association?”

Mediocre Golf

April 11, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, with the Masters golf tournament this weekend, and in light of esteemed contributor Will De Jong‘s wonderful golf story and its various comments…       [ Read More ]

The Overloaded Trunk

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Even though I was working day and night at the time, I always made room for bowling on Wednesday evenings. Although my average was only in the middle 150’s, I really enjoyed this pastime. [ Read More ]

The Best Defense [VIDEO]

The Big Milkshake remembers the time he was in a sparring match that inadvertently went well for him. Was it his offense? His defense? How did he win? [ Read More ]

Being Pranked In The Pool

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I have a really funny friend named Cahya. One day, he asked me and some of my friends to go swimming in a hotel. Of course, we said yes. After we arrived at the pool, he excitedly jumped to the pool and laughed. The thing was, it turned out that he couldn’t swim at all. … [ Read More ]

LISTEN: The (Unfortunate) Truth [PODCAST]

What do you say to your all-time favorite basketball player when you run into him on the streets? If you’re not prepared now, Martin will prepare you with all the dos and don’ts of what to say when you meet Paul Pierce. [ Read More ]

The Golf Course Raid

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Growing up my family had a Summer home on a bay directly across from a beautiful, sprawling, private golf course. [ Read More ]

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