Raising Champions

Little boys all grow up to be men someday. The kind of men they grow up to be is still to be determined. Or is it?  “I watch them from the sidelines as they stand side by side on the edge of the field. Every so often they turn and high-five each other, throw an…

Goodbye Nightmare Lover!

The nightmare took over. It came to me night after night, tiptoeing into my peaceful sleep and curling up beside me like a longtime lover. Quietly climbing into my bed, slowly inching over my body, not near enough to touch, but close enough to hover over my warm skin, its breath upon me. Beginning with…