What I Learned During Self-Quarantine With My Wife

I miss being able to stop by a friend’s house for a beer. I will never take this for granted once we get it back. I should have got a haircut before non-essentials closed. I have to put a hat on for online meetings. My wife married a really, really, really funny person. My wife…

April 3, 2020
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Going Back To My Classroom

My wife and I are both teachers. After two weeks of Corona/Spring Break, our district is implementing online learning, starting this week. Sunday, early, we went to our high school classrooms to get what we need to teach online — possibly for the rest of the year. Even thinking about what I needed to get…

March 30, 2020
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New Tires and Old Tumbleweeds: Feb. 23, 2020 trail report

The day started a little cold — but an expected cold — for a late February day. As the day went on, bright blue skies and a big orange sun made the day feel even warmer than the 55 degrees it warmed up to. My son, Brock, and I slept in a little and met Howard…

March 29, 2020
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Being a Football Coach Didn’t Prepare Me For March

I’ve been a high school football coach for 22 years. For 10 years before that, I spent most of my time chasing a football dream, playing for as long as I could. For most of my life, football has made making decisions easy. There is a right way and a wrong way and while I don’t always pick the correct decision, most of the time my black and white view on life has been “easy.”

March 26, 2020
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