AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA. | A Micro-Adventure

Eight Hundred and Fifty Five Miles. Forty Six Hours. One City. Our goal was clear.  AT&T Park, San Francisco, California.  Boston Red Sox versus San Francisco Giants.  Monday, August 19.  Sandra and I had talked about driving up to see a game for some time, but had just never done it.  You know how life… Continue reading AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA. | A Micro-Adventure

The Soap Box: Your Child Does Not Play for the Blackhawks

I’m a little short, so standing on a soap box to make even a non-ranting point is pretty common for me.  It’s really the only way I can see above the crowd. But I digress, let’s roll… I read an article this morning about a Chicago suburb putting up signs to offer a dose of… Continue reading The Soap Box: Your Child Does Not Play for the Blackhawks

The First Step is the Hardest

There are many variations of the quote, but the essential meaning I’d like to convey is this; “The first step is the hardest.” I’m intimately aware of this fact.  I smoked cigarettes for years.   It was something I inherited from my parents, who had both begun smoking in an age when smoking was considered cool… Continue reading The First Step is the Hardest