Ride Em Cowboy

horse

Years ago, one of the things I enjoyed doing in the summer was horseback riding. A young lady my age bugged me to take her along. Although I liked to go alone, I found it difficult to turn her down. Little did I know what would happen next. [ Read More ]

Football and The Talk

When my son was seven years old, he was already an avid competitor in multiple sports and was now entering the realm of fully-padded tackle football. [ Read More ]

Right Place, Wrong Time

We’ll do anything to win… but we have no idea what to do if we win. [ Read More ]

My Very Own Sochi Olympics Moment

olympics

Watching the Olympics this year, we have witnessed some thrills, spills and heart racing finishes. When we were kids, we used to get dressed up in work out clothes and pretend to be in the Olympics. Now that I’m older, I just enjoy watching them. [ Read More ]

Mrs. Robinson

baseball

It was the early seventies and my sister, Mary, was teaching at Yale University.  She had just received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and agreed to stay on to teach in the program.  Not long after she started teaching, Mary met a woman who would go on to become one of her closest peers … [ Read More ]

I Guess I Don’t Know My Own Strength

Bend, Oregon has some of the nicest mountain biking in the state. With miles upon miles of cross country trails, groomed downhill sections, and terrain parks, it’s any mountain biker’s dream. However, I am not a mountain biker. [ Read More ]

Little League Baseball In A Nutshell

little league baseball players are small and cute

My youngest son was eight years old when he earned a spot on his first travel baseball team. [ Read More ]

Very Extreme Sports

extreme sports

This is a photo of me in the basement, doing extreme sports. I sometimes wonder, “Which came first, the idea or the hole?” [ Read More ]

The Cool Equation

belly dance

At 23 (and 3/4) years old, I am legally and socially seen as an adult.  But I don’t feel like an adult.  In fact, I’ve spent the majority of my life thinking adults are so boring and uncool…. how could I have all of a sudden become one? [ Read More ]

Tired Tuesday Presents: The Big Milkshake *

Tired Tuesday Photo

The Big Milkshake knows how to handle Tuesday. [ Read More ]