Literally broken-hearted, I wait for what’s next

I always thought I’d die of a broken heart. I know her name, but never got her number. But she’s the one who told me in that special, emotionless way only doctors can. “Incomplete right bundle branch block and left axis-anterior fascicular block … ABNORMAL … Have a nice day.” Let me catch you up. … Continue reading Literally broken-hearted, I wait for what’s next

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Happy 2017-Plus One (at least for now)

It took approximately two and half hours to fully realize that the peace-and-love salutations of the New Year were long gone. From the time “Auld Lang Syne” ended to when the last party favor was sounded, peace and love took a back seat to an inebriated asshole pounding on his hotel room door. And yelling. … Continue reading Happy 2017-Plus One (at least for now)

Remembering Walter: A long-lost weekend’s lesson remains true

I didn’t know Walter Crabtree well, but it’s safe to say he taught me one of life’s most important athletic lessons. Play your role 100 percent and you’ll be successful. After a life full of teaching those around him, Walter passed away two days after Thanksgiving Day at the age of 60. Personally, I’m thankful … Continue reading Remembering Walter: A long-lost weekend’s lesson remains true

Taking a Stand: When are we going to get to the real issues?

So three roofers are standing on a roof. What sounds like the beginning of a lame bar joke is actually one of the problems with what's wrong with America, at least in my humble opinion. Let's get one thing straight, though: Three roofers taking time out from doing their job and standing for the National … Continue reading Taking a Stand: When are we going to get to the real issues?