A decision on replacing the left side of my ass #hipreplacement Today is the day. It’s 4:30 AM, and my wife Claudia and I are waiting for the driver to show to give us a ride to the hospital for registration and then the operation. Okay, I admit to being a little nervous. But it … Continue reading Take My Hip-Please! #6
A decision on replacing the left side of my ass! #hipreplacement surgery I found out today that my wish to be the first surgery of the day has been granted. No, it is not that they are doing me special favors. It’s that diabetics have more complications during surgery, and there are only two of … Continue reading Take My Hip-Please! Day 4
Parents and recruits know the odds of making a living as a professional athlete are astronomically long. And even when talent and good fortune allows them to play at the next level, professional careers are remarkably short. That’s why athletic departments have support programs in place that improve a recruit’s chances of earning a college degree—one that serves as a back up plan.
At the tender age of 9 Kasey is already programed to tell anyone who will listen that she plans to attend Stanford University. Does this sound like your grandchild? Though you may be happy to see that they have a high level of personal ambition, if you are like the rest of us you probably don’t know what else to do beyond offering an accepting nod of approval, a smile and perhaps of some version of “atta-girl” as encouragement.