Life Lessons

A Baseball Lesson

With the Major League Baseball season upon us, I thought the timing appropriate to relate a story about an event that occurred a number of years ago at the American Baseball Coaches Association’s annual convention in Nashville Tennessee. The keynote speaker that... Read More

Don’t Worry, He’s Friendly

So you’re out for your morning jog; it’s mid January and the temperature hovers near zero when you notice a large white canine sitting in front of a home set back about 30 yards from the street.  Suddenly the dog takes an interest and begins running towards you.  You... Read More

More doctors smoke Camels…

On a recent trip my wife and I happened upon a kiddie playground replete with swings, horizontal monkey bars, slides of various sizes, a whirl, etc. The playground was vacant but as we walked we spied a series of warning signs alerting people to the dangers that... Read More

Panophobia isn’t Permanent

It’s been said that millions of Americans suffer from a malady referred to as panophobia.  For those unfamiliar with the term, panophobia means the “fear of everything.”  It’s that uneasy feeling of insecurity that usually manifests itself on Sunday evenings and... Read More

What Do You Need?

Most of us think we know what we need in life, but do we really?  In 1943 Abraham Maslow published the paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” detailing his theory about the hierarchy of human needs, which he put into five categories. Physiological needs, i.e.,... Read More