Sometimes life's biggest blessings don't come wrapped in a bow. Sometimes they come in a folder with severance papers inside. I was laid off August 29, the day after the anniversary of my brothers death. It was a long couple of days. I didn't announce it to the world. I told my friends and of … Continue reading Getting Laid Off Was One Of The Best Things That Ever Happened To Me
"You will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did." Flashback to January of 2005. I was 21. My mom and dad traveled with me out to California to get me settled in for my internship. I had never been to Los Angeles and knew no one. … Continue reading Some Of My Greatest Life Experiences Started With Fear
Baseball has always been a part of my life. Playing it, watching my dad play, watching my brother play and of course, watching the Reds play. It was always a special weekend when we were kids to have a few days down in Cincinnati, the highlight being a Reds game. I loved watching Barry Larkin play … Continue reading Spring Training Vacation: Home Run or Strike Out?