Tag Archive: sports

Day 6,626 – High School Graduation

I live in a neighborhood directly across the street from a high school. Like every year, the banner goes up in front of the neighborhood entrance congratulating the seniors who are moving on to the next phase of their lives. This school routinely graduates about 550-600 kids each year. I went to the school my…

Day 20,007 – I AM an Athlete!

There have been a few times in my adult life when I decided I needed to exercise more and tried running. It didn’t take too well. Eventually some reason came along to get in the way. Inconvenient to schedule due to weather or light, boring, hard to measure results, can’t seem to find the right…

Day 5,128 – I’m Not an Athlete

I’ve alluded to it in at least one other post, but I did not do well in sports as a kid. I played baseball and basketball in elementary and middle school, but more out of peer pressure than interest. That’s what we did when we played outside. In my grade school, we had gym class…

Day 4,448 – I Rule Out “Baseball Player” as a Career Choice

Maybe I gave up to soon. Maybe steroids would have helped – if we knew what they were and how to get them. But I was pretty sure somewhere in my thirteenth year that the game of baseball was one I would enjoy from the stands more than from the field. There are many signs…