Month: June 2013

Road tripping beats mall shopping

Category:                            Road-trip Anxiety Level:                   Prepacking Stress – High                                           Clearing Off My Desk – Extreme Level of Difficulty:            Easy (once I’m driving) Results of...

Stewart the gopher loses the war

“You must know your enemy, and in this case my enemy is a varmint…”  Carl Spackler, aka Bill Murray, in Caddy Shack A battle...

Worn out body parts can be replaced

(Previously published in the Chico Enterprise-Record & Hockey Player Magazine, 2012) “It’s shot,” he said.  “Are you sure?” I asked.  “Positive.”    This exchange wasn’t with...

Father’s Day Advice

Category:                            Father’s Day Anxiety Level:                   Low Level of Difficulty:            Easy (piece of cake) Results of Blowing It:      We’re cool Father’s Day is June...

Coach and players motivate before a big game

(Hockey Player Magazine, June 2013)  “Head-manning the puck means passing it down the ice…not at your own guy’s head.”–          Wayne Marshall, Colorado High School...