Unexpected Wonderful Surprise

A few times over the years of posting thoughts and ideas and commentary and the occasionally rare criticism I have made the following remark:  “My humble hat is stapled to my head.”  It’s true…ok, perhaps not stapled but most assuredly Gorilla Glued on.  I am always quick to deflect congratulatory statements from others, passing them […]

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It’s About Everyone Else

There was a man who once said, “I love watching lots of people doing great things.”  This man was correct as there is perhaps nothing more rewarding than a group of individuals working together toward a common goal.  In this case we are talking about over 400 people (330 in the UDMB and another 70+ volunteers–parents, […]

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A Working Vacation

I know.  I hear you. I understand. But let’s face reality ladies and gentlemen–this broad does not know HOW to slow down!  I have two speeds—full out and off.  There really is no in between for me.  Sort of like a puppy–go, go, go, go, CRASH!  Frankly I wouldn’t have it any other way either. […]

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Year 17–Almost in the books….

Tomorrow is the final home game of the 2011 regular season.  A typical season on some levels; an atypical one many others (hurricanes, earthquakes, and more).  As is always the case I became a bit reflective as I drove the lift from the turf complex across the dark athletic fields.  This is a traditional solitary […]

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