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Tales of a Sports Parent



A trip to DC

I wrote this on the train ride home so it is a couple months old but better late than never. I was encouraged at work to take a few days off during the boys’ Spring Break.  Typically we don’t do… Continue Reading →

Traffic Lessons

Perhaps the most important lesson from driving in traffic is “Don’t live your life like a driver in traffic”.  I remember an old joke that if you wake up looking like the picture on your driver’s license you should go… Continue Reading →

A Few Good (Sports) Parents

I write a lot about kids sports.  Perhaps it is because we spend a lot of our non-work, waking hours with games, practices, clinics and all other manner of supporting our kids’ athletic endeavours.  I am not complaining, I love… Continue Reading →


If you follow pro football this season you may know the New England Patriots performed some trickery during the playoffs.  Against the Ravens, they confused the Baltimore defense by declaring certain unassuming players eligible to go down field.  This resulted… Continue Reading →

When it Clicks

Twenty years ago I took a sales job and my boss told me I needed to learn how to play golf.  He even went so far as to sponsor a golf membership at a local course (not a country club… Continue Reading →

Delayed Gratification

I have to admit that I am more than a little surprised at the appearance of mobile game commercials on television.  These games have become so prevalent (and apparently profitable) that they now have commercials on channels and programs that… Continue Reading →

Sport of a Different Sort

Most of us would probably agree that telemarketing calls are annoying. They typically come in the middle of dinner or while you are watching a show or simply not wanting to talk to a total stranger about some offer they… Continue Reading →

Minecraft Imitates Life?

It’s just a game. Sure, I’ve said it many times. When the boys get frustrated while playing the Wii. My oldest is notorious for showing his emotion when something goes wrong in a game. He gets frustrated and makes it… Continue Reading →

Trying something new for the New Year

A resolution worth sharing. My youngest has vowed to try new things this year. So far he has tried new foods, is willing to try some new rides during our annual pilgrimage to Disney and seems willing to try new… Continue Reading →

Go with the Flow

Today I am very impressed with my boys.  And with my wife and I- we have, at least in some ways, raised them right.  They are courteous, caring and easy going.  It makes being a parent rewarding and in the… Continue Reading →

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