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June 14 2016

Below is a chapter from Rule #2: Don’t Be an Asshat: An Official Handbook for Raising Parents and Children. Over time we will be posting most of the book, though, should this inspire you to buy a copy, we would not be offended[…]

March 13 2013

No, I’m not giving up Social Media for Lent. My 2013 Lenten discipline is to give thanks to God for those who have helped me to grow into who God intends for me to be and become. See all of my 2013[…]

February 17 2013

I can barely contain my excitement. Pitchers and catcher have reported, baseball is in the news and it’s now time to get those Fantasy Leagues organized. Saaaahweeet! This will only be my second year playing fantasy baseball and, as you know[…]

June 12 2012

UPDATED – June 2012 No offense to you football, basketball, cricket, shuffleboard, spelling bee and hockey fans, but let me be clear — JESUS WOULD PLAY BASEBALL. Make so mistake, baseball, the greatest sport IN THE WORLD, would have been[…]

April 3 2011

12 years later and I still remember the day my Eldest child climbed her first mountain. She and I were hanging out at a local indoor playground where she was exploring the colorful structure in the toddler area. I was[…]

September 5 2008

[image: Amy Michelle] This is how the conversation went last week with Eldest, and yes, she gave me permission to blog about this. ME: You want to do what?ELDEST: I want to try out for softball.ME: Um . . […]

August 8 2008

So what if it is fake – curses Gatorade – this video is pretty darn awesome and whoever said we can’t be inspired to great things by images and actions that are slightly beyond our own imagination? And as long[…]

April 2 2008

There is something about Opening Night in baseball.  Last night Eldest and I went the A’s home opener with dad and Junie against those dastardly Boston Red Sox.  Eldest is still learning the etiquette of baseball rivalries.   Every once in[…]

March 2 2008

Yeah, yeah, spring training means nothing.  Tell that to the Giant’s who got SPANKED by the A’s yesterday, 23-5.  Poor Barry Z.  I am still trying to get to know who everyone is on this year’s team, but I am[…]

February 13 2008

Last year I made a pretty good case for, Why Jesus Would Play Baseball, so I don’t feel like I have to rehash that, so for the 2008 season let me make a few judgmental and inflammatory statements. Like a[…]

April 19 2007

As most of you know we are an Oakland Athletics household.  We are pretty die-hard.  We hate – yes, about the only time we use that word in our home – the NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox and the Angels[…]

April 2 2007

PLAY BALL!!!!!!!!!!Yes, this is the day when the GREATEST SPORT EVER begins again.  Hope and optimism reign as 25 men go out and play a child’s game, baseball! 3:30 today the A’s begin their 2006 American League West Championship Defense[…]