The $86,400.00 Bank Account… “The 86,400 Seconds Story”…What Will You Do With the Time You Have Today?

Imagine that you had a bank account which automatically filled up every single morning with $86,400.00.  So, every day when you got out of bed, you would start over with $86,400.00.  No matter how much of it you spent on yourself the day before, wasted the day before, or gave to others the day before…You…

I Want to be a Smart Phone…

As a teacher, I get my heart broken from time to time on Free-Write Fridays.  On those days, the students are allowed to write about anything that they would like.  They can write happy or sad, funny or mad.  They can write literally, whatever they want.  And because it is free-write Friday, they do not…

Have You Offered a Hand Lately?

Last year, in the middle of winter, a wealthy bar owner from New York, who had a day off from work, and who was consequently bored half to death, decided that he wanted to try an experiment. He was growing a little tired of rude, discourteous, and non-gracious patrons in his bar.  He dressed up…

A Story About Beating the Odds…The Bumble Bee Flying Story

Limitation by definition: a limiting rule or circumstance; a restriction We have all, at one time or another, been told that we could not do something.  Most of the time, it was things like, “Sorry, but you’re not smart enough to do that, you’re not strong enough, or you’re not fast enough.”  It is, most of the…

Baseball Lesson 101…Sliding Back Into First Base…Don’t get picked off…”GET DIRTY!

Why is it, that some players just can’t seem to “Get Dirty” at first base? I’ve watched it over and over…And over again at the HS level, right on down to good ole’ Daddy Ball.  It’s “that kid” who can’t seem to get himself dirty on a pick-off throw to first base no way no…