After working from home for the last two months due to the global pandemic, I have realized several things.
And since I still can’t talk to people face to face in most instances, I thought I would share a few of my realizations here: Continue reading “A few things I have learned after two months of working from home”
With so much extra time on our hands, many people have been reflecting on their lives and making plans for things they want to accomplish now and/or when this is all over.
While that sounds great, I have been focusing more on things I never want to do again. I call it my Reverse Bucket List.
Here is my Reverse Bucket List. What’s yours? Continue reading “What’s on your Reverse Bucket List?”
Today is Super Bowl Sunday in the U.S., so here is everything you need to know about the big game! Continue reading “Everything you need to know to get ready for the Super Bowl!”
I hate it when football players wear short sleeve shirts in extremely cold weather.
I understand that they are trying to look tough and show that the weather does not bother them, but it would make more sense to wear a long sleeve shirt and look tough and show that they are smart.
Also, if they do this in cold weather, why don’t those same players wear long sleeve shirts in hot weather and try to prove that the hot weather doesn’t bother them? It makes no sense if you think about it.
I have often wondered how this mentality would translate to other aspects of life, so with that in mind our judges put together this list of Top 5 Items Similar to Football Players Wearing Short Sleeve Shirts in Very Cold Weather. Continue reading “Top 5 Items Similar to Football Players Wearing Short Sleeve Shirts in Very Cold Weather”
I am trying to do more things out of my comfort zone in 2019, and last week proved to be much more uncomfortable than usual.
But despite jumping into a frozen lake one day and feeling old and slow in front of a crowd of people I didn’t know on another day, everything turned out very well. Let me explain.
Continue reading “Swish, splash, I had a fun week”
As people across the country get ready for Thanksgiving, here are a few odd and interesting facts about the holiday, along with some important commentary. Continue reading “Thanksgiving, turkeys, and why you should root for the Detroit Lions this holiday”
I picked up some good advice in an unexpected place the other evening.
“Make a plan for what you are going to do before it happens,” was the advice from my friend, Roy The Umpire.
Roy is a very wise man who shares the same middle name as several significant historical figures. I can only assume that he has a family connection to Alexander The Great, Attila The Hun and Dog The Bounty Hunter. Continue reading “Planning is key for your career, personal goals and when you lift the dryer over your head”
Now that the NBA Finals are over and LeBron James is officially a free agent, there is a tremendous amount of speculation about where the basketball superstar will play next.
While most of the focus is on teams like Los Angeles, Houston and Philadelphia, there is another team that I believe is a much better fit for The King.
And while the national media “experts,” continue to ignore this option, it’s clear that the best team for LeBron James to join this summer is my rec softball team. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons That LeBron James Should Sign With My Rec Softball Team”
After hurting my back recently in an impressive sports injury, I had a lot of time to think.
Most of my pondering was about important topics such as why bad things only happen to me and what the Avengers will do next, but a few were focused on items that you think about when you have an injury.
I am sharing a few of the thoughts here in order to see if you share any similar questions or epiphanies when you have a sore back, sprained ankle or painful ouchie. Continue reading “A few items you think about when you have an injury”
As a high-level (of age) athlete, I am fortunate to take part in several recreational sports activities in my community.
And in order to benefit humanity, I have decided to document my sports season for 2018 here on this blog. You’re welcome.
Actually, I thought the blog would be a good way to motivate me to get into better shape this year, play lots of sports and share some fun experiences. I am often involved in recreational soccer and softball, along with the famous Athens Jogging Club. We are trying to get a basketball game going again, too, and I plan to start exercising more in the summer, so this series will look at interesting (I hope) aspects of those events, as well as a few others from 2018.
Continue reading “A Season on the Brink of Old Age: Part One”