August is usually a more quiet month for me. In recent years, August represents a slower period for volleyball, so it has been a welcome break following the busy club season. This year with volleyball ending, we took on a new task and are moving into a new house this week. Exciting time with lots to do!
We recently took the boys on their first trip to Adventureland and as a parent you are always nervous about how they will do as they get their first taste of stomach churning thrills...I should have expected they would both love it.
I won’t bore you too long today. We survived last week’s heat wave and this feels a lot like golf weather now!
I don’t know about you, but sometimes walks spur the strangest conversation topics. Well, my wife and I were on a walk the other day and we got onto one of those strange topics, the topic of absolutes. She had read an article that championed a recent study about Social Security, and it loudly proclaimed the trillions of dollars that people left on the table by claiming social
As I wrote to you last, I was putting last minute preparations on a bucket list trip for my family. We were fortunate enough to fly to Anchorage, Alaska and hop on a cruise ship and sail back down the coast, ending in Vancouver, Canada. It was a trip full of firsts; helicopter ride, dog sledding, zip line, and Canada(!) among others. It was a pleasure to share the trip with my
Getting back to the business mode this week…….
I have spent most of the weekend and early part of the week trying to figure out how to address this, if this was an okay place to do it, and I am probably making it harder than it needs to be. This past Monday, Memorial Day was observed. It has been around in some fashion since towns and cities held tributes in the 1860s to honor fallen Civil War soldiers. As a country,
I have enjoyed writing these posts in 2019. The relative calm in the markets has allowed me to talk about polar vortex, NCAA basketball, the Masters, and chasing around the country for club volleyball. However, we stumbled out of the blocks in May and then headline risk grew when US-China trade issues escalated. So back to business this week, meaning no great stories about my
About six weeks ago, I told you about Ellie’s volleyball team heading to Indianapolis, attempting to qualify for Nationals. They were very successful, wading through a field of 102 teams to win the qualifier and advance to Nationals, which was this past weekend in Dallas. In Dallas, they didn’t place as high as they would have liked, even though they finished the weekend