The Best Shortstop I Ever Saw

A Gatorade cooler dumped on my head moment of clarity regarding my diminishing skills as a shortstop happened one summer evening in the hole between short and third as I reached down across my body for a grounder and caught a bit of dirt and air turning a routine out into a single. I turned and…… Continue reading The Best Shortstop I Ever Saw

Getting Valentine’s Day Advice from London Cabbies

I listened to Rory Sutherland expound on London cabbies this morning and how they are like guys on Valentine’s Day. The London taxicab driver is required to be able to decide routes immediately in response to a passenger’s request or traffic conditions, rather than stopping to look at a map, relying on satellite navigation or…… Continue reading Getting Valentine’s Day Advice from London Cabbies

The Funniest People: George Johnson, My Hand Me Down Friend

I’ve never wanted to wear my Father’s clothes. Which makes this scene surreal; college kids diving after my clothes like starving refugees collecting Cinnabons. I purged my closet over the holidays grabbing great clutches of cotton hoodies, denim jeans, flannel shirts, tossing them to the hardwood floor of our recreation room as my children along…… Continue reading The Funniest People: George Johnson, My Hand Me Down Friend