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I Was A Victim Of Bullying

March 13, 2013
Bullying

“You’re a fucking whiner, just like your son!” Hard to believe but, that statement was actually screamed at me the other day by my son’s basketball coach. A man who is 40-something years-old. For the first time, I was the victim of bullying today. By an adult. Here’s the gist of what happened: I was […]

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Like Mother, Like Son

March 7, 2013
Have desk, will write

Last week, I had one of those days that started off great, really great in fact. I had just started to query literary agents to represent me for my memoir and sent out a few letters on Tuesday afternoon. When I woke up the next morning, there was an email from one of the agents. […]

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Wordless Wednesday: My New Second Home

March 6, 2013

  This is the sign that I stared at last night for 1 1/2 hours, after driving 45 minutes to get there. The location was the Brewster Sports Center and it’s my new second home. Why? Because starting last night, I have to take Big Dude there THREE nights a week for basketball practice from […]

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A Good Coach Gone Bad

October 3, 2012
man yells

The coaches of Little Dude’s flag football team warned us that we’d be facing a tough team this past week.  We just figured that meant they had good (and big) players, ran smart plays, and knew how to make touchdowns.  Well, we were right about all those things, but what we didn’t assume was that […]

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