Three Ways to Watch More March Madness Without Ignoring the Kids

I can’t get enough March Madness.  Bring on the games! In my no-kids-allowed, temporarily-single-again dream world, nothing stops me from lounging in my comfy arm-chair in front of my home’s largest television from noon to midnight this coming Thursday and Friday. Nothing can shift my focus from college basketball – not soccer practices, not diapers, … [Read more…]

Tim Tebow and the Difference Between Persistent and Naive

“He will never miss a chance to ‘Tebow’ toward the camera, will he?” In 2011, I sarcastically scoffed at then-Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow, kneeling with fist to forehead, after throwing a game-winning touchdown pass. At that time, I dismissed Tebow as a glory-hound – a guy whose larger-than-life, holier-than-thou public persona dwarfed his athletic … [Read more…]

A Story Need Not Be Pretty Or Pink – Lessons From Movie Star Andrew McCarthy

I wish I were a great storyteller, one as effortless as “Pretty in Pink” star, Andrew McCarthy. If I were, I’d begin my story by talking about the shining Hollywood star’s past big-screen triumphs.  I’d move on quickly to McCarthy’s current television and literary feats. Instead, though, my tale starts simply with me, at the … [Read more…]