Category Archive: life

Perfect-Shmerfect – Is anything in life really perfect outside of baseball?

As I opened Star Tribune this morning… I was reminded that a baseball mound is one of the few places or spaces in this world, where perfection is a possibility. Saturday, April 21st,… Continue reading

Is your child’s school prepared for a severe weather threat?

We’re in the midst of quite an amazing stretch of weather. I can’t remember the last time we had a series of nearly 70 degree days in mid March.  And this record-breaking heat… Continue reading

Remembering Whitney, the girlfriend I never met

I felt compelled to write this morning about Whitney Houston. When I first heard the news Saturday night I was out-of-town with my son’s hockey team.  Some other parents broke the news to… Continue reading

R-Rated Radio. Do today’s top hits really need to be so raunchy?

Have you listened to the radio lately? When I am driving, the radio is usually on.  And I’m in my car a lot. Let’s face it, when you are a mom to two… Continue reading

Shoplifting arrest draws criticism from customers – Watch the video and decide

A routine trip to the grocery store tonight turned out to be anything but routine. As I was walking into the store, I noticed a guy and girl who seemed to be scuffling.… Continue reading

Why you should treat every day like New Year’s Day!

2011, please be better than 2011. | Unknown Picture Quotes, Famous Picture Quotes by Unknown. Are you are wishing for a better year ahead? At our house, it would be nice to think… Continue reading

My first marathon -The highs, the lows and what’s next?

Well.. I did it.  I signed up for my first marathon, I trained for it, and I finished it. And it was much harder than I ever imagined.  I guess I never really… Continue reading

“I got screwed and I survived” support group. Who’s in?

What do you do when you’re hit with a disappointment that feels as earth shattering as that satellite that’s about to come crashing through the sky. I guess what I am really talking… Continue reading

What’s stopping you? How to start Doing instead of just Dreaming.

So I am currently training for my first marathon and considering starting a business.   I am realizing through this process that the two journeys parallel each other quite a bit. The hardest… Continue reading

Is 16 too young to drive?

A few days ago there was a terrible crash on my street, just yards from my house.  The local CBS affiliate covered the story.   They called it the “Flag Challenge Crash” named… Continue reading