Tied for 11th place. I’m going to collapse from nerves. Advertisements
We are 45 minutes from go time for 3 meter. Grandparents are present. Alex is with his coach. Let me break it down for you: There are 25 boys The top 10 go to nationals According to the degree of difficulty from their dive list, Alex is ranked 13th This means he needs to move … More At the precipice
Fair readers, it is that time of year again. Diving season is upon us. I am reporting to you LIVE from Lynchburg, Virginia, where the USA Diving Zones are happening. This is the farthest Alex has ever gotten on the diving circuit. He is among 25 divers in his age group. He needs to finish … More DIVE! DIVE! DIVE!
So…how is Jack’s article about spring training coming? Well, let me share the talking points I put together for the discussion we had Saturday. Chores Your chores are garbage. Do the minimal amount possible to get them done When asked to do them, always answer “I will” or “hang on” and then it’s 10:10 and … More Update on Jack’s Article
If you are planning to head to spring training in Florida (which I highly recommend), here are the following things to take into account: 1) Get your tickets early These games sell out. It’s not like minor league games where you can assume tickets are available at the window. Get your tickets a few days … More Lessons learned: Tips for Spring Training
Footnotes included at the end. Footnotes Things we talked about in the car: Popularity, my mom, suicide (tragically relevant), relationship with his brother, baseball (lots and lots), future road trips, how I met Shani, times I had my heart broken, more baseball, Family Guy, hardest we’d laughed with our friends, play-by-play of my trip around … More Spring Training road trip in 27 photos.
If you’re wondering where I am, see the photo below. I’m at LECOM Park, the Pirates spring training park and I’m with my son and I’m sitting here fighting back tears. How on Earth did I ever deserve a life anything close to this?