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Getting Old

How does it feel to get old? I would say it depends on how old you are at the time the question is asked. If you’re 7 it feels really really good, same at 16. Maybe around 30 you start to reconsider this ‘old’ thing a little, but it’s still good then in terms of professional maturity, increased financials and responsibility, so I would say it’s still positive well into the 30’s, maybe 40’s. But somewhere in the 50’s, for me, things started to change.

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Buster

I thought I would tell you a little story about Buster this morning. Buster was a rescue dog I got from the Humane Society in Eureka, CA in around 2002. He was a St. Bernard/Lab mix, weighed 125 pounds, and shed like a crop duster in planting season. When I met him they told me his name was Captain Jack but I renamed him Buster

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Little League Security Officer

Thinking about my last post regarding my Little League baseball team reminded me of another Little League related experience I won’t forget soon. I shared lots of my Little League experiences with a good friend, Barry Breen, who also spent much of his spare time working with kids. Barry was what I call an ‘operator’, meaning that he always found something special and extra to do and participate in no matter what he was involved in.