Swinging for the Fence

Maybe Coach Watson will stand at third and give me the coveted “hit away” sign. Maybe I’ll connect with my rebel spirit and swing away regardless. I like to break the rules once in a while. And maybe—just like that day in after-school practice—I’ll hit one over the fence.

The beauty of the whole game is in the possibility. That’s why I love playing.

Identity Crisis

Dear Diary, It’s the one year anniversary of losing my six-figure job. One year since I was told things were not working out. One year since I heard, “Friday will be your last day.” One year since the financial security rug was pulled out from under me. I have to begin by saying I’m still […]

Moving into 2024

Dear Diary, The beginning of a new year is traditionally a time to think about how to become a better person, how much weight to lose, how much alcohol to give up, what kind of parenting to engage in, what career changes to make, how to be a better friend, a better human, a better […]