Body Language on and off of the court

By |March 21st, 2017|Categories: Stories, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

In a recent post game press conference, University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma shared his philosophy on body language.   It's a great lesson that all young athletes and their parents should hear.  The video is embedded below, but here are a few highlights. “We put a huge [...]

Chris Greicius – and the first ever wish

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

I am an avid podcast listener.  A few months back, I found out that I had been missing out on The Tim Ferriss Show.  In episode #225: John Crowley - The Real-Life Captain America and Bruce Banner (Seriously) Tim interviews John Crowley, the Chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics.  While [...]

A meditation to increase empathy

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Poems, Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can't tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and the ugliness of evil, and have [...]


By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Library, Quotes|Tags: , , |

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday “According to Seneca, the Greek word Eutemia is one we should think of often.  It is the sense of our own path and how to stay on it without getting distracted by all the others that intersect it.  It’s not about [...]

Travis Rudolph’s best catch

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

On the eve of my oldest son starting middle school, I was taken back by a photograph of Florida State Universities star receiver Travis Rudolph.  Recently Rudolph, along with teammates Dalvin Cook, Deondre Francois, Derwin James and Jalen Wilkerson visited Monfort Middle School in Tallahassee. Photo - Facebook [...]