Win with grace, lose with dignity

By |2018-06-11T17:24:18-06:00June 11th, 2018|Video|

The concept is simple and it is what I tell my players after every game before we go through the handshake line. Win with grace, lose with dignity. A video just surfaced on earlier today from @b757fo_jim and @cut4 of two friends, and they were friends first...but these two friends [...]

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Class by Ann Landers

By |2015-07-10T09:41:48-06:00July 10th, 2015|Poems|

Class Class never runs scared. It is sure-footed and confident.  It can handle whatever comes along.   Class has a sense of humor. It knows that a good laugh is the best lubricant for oiling the machinery of human relations. Class never makes excuses. It takes its lumps and learns from past mistakes. [...]

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Those shoes

By |2014-12-23T12:49:42-07:00December 23rd, 2014|Stories, Video|

Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts The book is titled "Those Shoes", by Maribeth Boelts and it is a favorite of all three of my boys.  The premise is simple, a young boy wants to have the coolest shoes in school, but his grandma cannot afford them.  He schemes and [...]

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Whether You Think You Can Or You Can’t You’re Probably Right

By |2014-02-27T13:42:57-07:00March 19th, 2014|Poems|

If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think that you dare not, you don't; If you'd like to win, but you think you can't, It's almost certain you won't. If you think you'll lose; you've lost; For out in the world you'll find Success begins with a [...]

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Alex “No Big Deal”

By |2014-02-27T13:31:49-07:00March 17th, 2014|Video|

Alex Honnold, known as Alex "no big deal," to his friends, is the best professional athlete that you have never heard of.  He is a revolutionary in his sport.  He has accomplished tasks that make your palms sweat just hearing about, and your pulse race when you watch.  This video [...]

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What is Class?

By |2014-02-18T22:08:52-07:00February 19th, 2014|Poems|

Class never runs scared.  It is sure-footed and confident in the knowledge that you can meet life head-on and handle whatever comes along. Jacob had it.  Esau didn't.  Symbolically, we can look to Jacob's wrestling match with the angel.  Those who have class have wrestled with their own personal "angel" [...]

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