Oropesa: Catching our Breath With most of a summer behind us filled with other trips abroad for Andrea and the boys, nights by the fire pit, camps and excitement for […]
There was a time when she whispered in my ear as I fell asleep at night and then strolled majestically through my dreams like a bull across her golden rolling fields. In the quiet times of my days, she would beckon to me from across the vast ocean, making me long for the quiet of a Spanish cafe just before siesta.
I originally wrote this two years ago…I’ve modified it a bit to update it. The original is here. I was a kid. A 13 year old entering into some of the most confusing years of my life. Arm issues left me incapable of playing sports and a crippling shyness left […]
More Pumpkin Spice magic.
Earlier tonight (Oct 9), a post from an old coworker on Facebook reminded my of one of the most infamous moments in Orioles and baseball history: The Jeffrey Maier game. It opened up a flood of emotions not only from that game, but from my time in baseball. So, please […]
As some of you may know, I am the President of our local youth basketball program. It consists of about 230 kids across 25 teams and is something I enjoy […]
The search is over…I have found the Holy Pumpkin Grail!
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t shed some tears today. I put on the History channel early and the grief and fear resurfaced as it always does and probably always will. So I thought I’d share some of the random thoughts I had, even as I tried to […]
Day 215. Life continues to spiral around me in a blur of green, silver and white, with all semblance of what was before, gone. It is in a land I know and love and call home, but it is in a world I have yet to adjust to. It is […]
I grew up a Catholic. I attended 11 years of Catholic school. We send our children to Catholic school. I say prayers for strength in times of need. I say prayers of thanksgiving in times of joy. I say prayers outside my sons’ rooms every night. I keep a Bible […]