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  • Summer Heat is Upon us

    “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy, when skies are gray. You’ll never notice, how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away.” ~Johnny Cash Growing up on St. Simons Island in the 70’s and 80’s, I have quite a few memories that take place beginning with that rapturous moment the school bell rang for the last time, heralding that ...
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  • Have you hugged your Athletic Trainer today?

    First off, I want to thank all my followers for your understanding that I needed a little time off in February. What better place than a tiny (itty bitty) fishing village south of Cancun where the generator only runs for a few hours a day, the water is always lukewarm, nachos are considered a breakfast food and the fish are plentiful, but you have to throw them back. I might be a little crispy ...
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  • Sportsmanship 101: Let them play

    One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it. ~Knute Rockne It was the summer of 81’. The game was coming to a close, and the sun was starting to set over Mallory Park while that brilliant afternoon heat baked our dugout. To a certain degree, the game paralleled that famous scene in, "Casey At The Bat." Like the team in Mudville, we were losing (we were ...
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  • Shoulder Dislocation and Instability

    “Leaders don’t step on the toes of dwarfs. They mount shoulders of Giants.” ~Israelmore Ayivor Although we sometimes feel as if we are carrying the world on our shoulders, we are all lucky that, unlike Atlas, we are not. But our shoulders are the point on our bodies we most consistently DO use to carry our loads – parents tote their toddlers on them, women perch their ...
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  • Who Needs Sleep?

    My hands are locked up tight in fists. My mind is racing filled with lists. Of things to do and things I’ve done another sleepless night’s begun. -Barenaked Ladies, Who needs sleep Fatigue makes cowards of us all. -Vince Lombardi On the wall in my office are all the certificates and degrees I have earned. I decided to put them up because they have followed me from house to house in the ...
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