Archive for September 2012

Thoughts from the Hospital Waiting Room

Thoughts from the Hospital Waiting Room
  In my mind’s eye, my parents are ever-strong. Ever-capable. Ever-youthful. They are the Protectors. The Surmounters of the Insurmountable. My Heroes. But there comes a point when you can no longer ignore the white hair that has overtaken the brown. The ears that no longer grasp a statement on the first try. The skin... Read more »

First Impressions: Brian Urlacher

Heads-up: This piece has nothing to do with football. Well, I may say the word “football” a few times, but that’s about it. No “knee” commentary here. Heck, I barely learned how to keep score in football–about a year ago. No joke. I merely wanted to tell you about the time I met Brian Urlacher at... Read more »