Monthly Archives: September 2013



2017-02-03T02:25:16+00:00September 28th, 2013|

  It’s been exactly  three months and eleven days since my son arrived onto this planet we call earth. Since then hundreds of diapers have been changed, a hundred more of my shirts have been either peed or thrown up on, and roughly eight hundred pictures have been taken from my phone alone. From the [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:16+00:00September 21st, 2013|

I was on a ten year mission. From the ages of 16 to 26 I had this huge chip on my shoulder. Every time I practiced or played I would take that chip with me. Whenever I had to run or lift weights the chip was there. Most people with chips on their shoulders have [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:16+00:00September 14th, 2013|

The phrase “The American Dream” when it was first penned to paper was supposed to be about Opportunity. In this dream everyone regardless of race, religion, class, or ethnicity would be have the Opportunity to receive a good education and a career without “artificial barriers”. Famous historian James Truslow Adams talked about this Opportunity in [...]


2017-02-03T02:25:16+00:00September 7th, 2013|

A couple of days ago I was talking to some of my players about appreciating what they have. Most my kids whether they know it or not take what they have for granted. Now they’re not alone most people in general do the same thing. In this particular state of the union address to my [...]