Break Down

Posted February 7th, 2013

Six months later I was told the cancer was back. Tumors had returned to my lungs. I didn’t take the news well.


Posted February 3rd, 2013

I coached a team for the first time in my life this morning.  My 14 year old daughter, Kaitlin, plays basketball in a rec league.  I’ve been helping run drills during practices and cheering from the side line during our winless season.  The regular coach is in Florida this weekend, so I filled in.  The […]

Lance Armstrong and His Legacy

Posted January 23rd, 2013

I know the good the foundation does because I had a job that it funded for two years, in 2008 and 2009.

I Survived to See Another Christmas. Isn’t That Amazing?

Posted January 9th, 2013

It was late Friday afternoon. It was shortly before the end of the day and the start of the Christmas holiday. The hours flowed by like frozen maple syrup. It was finally the end of the day, and the end of the work week, the start of the long weekend.


Posted December 18th, 2012

I’ve got a secret for you. Lean in closer to the screen so no one else will see it. You will die. There are few accurate predictions I can make about you. Maybe only one. But this is it.


Posted November 2nd, 2012

About three hundred miles to the northeast, my sister was being prepped for brain surgery.  She was in a Boston hospital…


Posted October 16th, 2012

I’ve done it again. Pulled a muscle in my back. Maybe three or four times a year, I make a bone head play and end up communing with a heating pad and an ice pack for a while.

It Really Doesn’t Matter

Posted July 30th, 2012

Senator McConnell has stated that addressing the fact that 45 to 50 million Americans have no health insurance is not a priority for the Republicans.  Translation: Republicans won’t be spending any time or energy on the issue because they don’t care.

I Hope You Find Jesus, Brother

Posted June 28th, 2012

He was on the short and stocky side, blond hair and short cropped blond beard. He wore sunglasses, a thick, stylized wooden cross around his neck, tan shorts and a black shirt.

@#$% Doctors and Hospitals Did That Really *%@@ed Me Off

Posted June 25th, 2012

Hospitals are places where great efforts are made to save lives. They can be almost magical places. Sometimes, the magic just isn’t there. I have great respect for doctors.