The Summer of Baton Rouge

 Violence, Flooding, Death, and Destruction.  These are the words used over and over in national headlines to describe the events…

An Idea on Marriage

This upcoming weekend my wife’s brother is getting married, and as the brother-in-law I’ve found that I am pretty much…

The Fear of 40!

40! F-O-R-T-Y!!! Affectionately called the BIG 4-0! I have secretly been dreading my 40th birthday. We’ve talked a lot about…

Imagine That

I was having a rough day on the mound, but thankfully the game was almost over.  I only had to…

My attempt at a teaser

I’m currently writing a children’s book and wanted to share the very beginning with you.  I know it’s kind of…

I wonder

I wonder, at what point do kids learn how to hate other people? I have been around numerous babies and…

An (un)broken smile

This past Monday started very early.  Much earlier than I would have liked.  So early in fact that the sun…