Twenty-four years ago, I gave the best gift I've ever given. It involved international commerce, red-and-blue flower petals, and the mouth of a wolf. Here's the story ...
In 1987, my parents sent me to a teen psychologist. Here's how that encounter went.
Whenever you think you can't do something, you should pause to ask what's really stopping you.
What my mother taught me to look for when I was tempted to lose patience with people.
As parents, we don't really create our children. We mostly try to keep them afloat.
Walking 6,000 miles with Bo has taught me at least a couple of things.
What I've learned from banging out beats behind my most metal friends and neighbors.
Insights from my decade of experience as a player in the old-guy indoor soccer league.
What I learned from making a (slight) menace of myself on the ski slopes--and over cheese fries.
A long time ago, in a make-believe galaxy not far away, I pretended to be Luke Skywalker. Here's how that turned out.