I'd love to do a big reflective blog, but I just don't have it tonight. I'd love to write about resolutions, but there won't be any this year. I'll talk about that tomorrow. I just wanted to say thank you.... Continue Reading →
She was 13 1/2. She was always there, tag wagging, this silly grin on her face. She met my wife at the car every day after work. She was starting to fade. Then, she was gone. This past February, I... Continue Reading →
It's the day after Christmas and a let down is expected, right? #whatkind Well, that let down just being human. How we act towards our fellow man. How we treat those around us. We talk a good game in the... Continue Reading →
A couple of weekends ago, we had ourselves a couple of nice days. It's been bumped back a couple of times for various reasons, but it was a good weekend. First, my wife and I decided to shop local by... Continue Reading →
I had a blog ready about last weekend's basketball and thoughts about it. But, TikTok popped up in everyone's lives last night. And not in a good way. #isiteverinagoodway Listen, I love TikTok. I love the creativity. I love the... Continue Reading →
Me, I played "Santa the Barbarian", reading the introduction to a song played by our sixth grade band. Never a dull moment in the life of a middle school teacher!
https://twitter.com/BarstoolUIowa/status/1466176716410347528?s=20 A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about parents behaving badly, how it changes the dynamics on a team, all that fun stuff. That same week, I was greeted by the above video: Players Behaving Badly. First, I was... Continue Reading →
I've been a coach at our school for 21 years (I think). #youareold Hush. For the first few years, I was both the 7th and 8th grade girls basketball coach. Practices would be with both teams, working together, and games... Continue Reading →