Category Archives: Youth Sports

Lessons Learned From Coaching

For this week’s challenge, I invite you to breathe new life into the established genre of the end-of-year countdown list. – Daily Post Weekly Challenge The weekly writing challenge was to come up with some sort of list or count … Continue reading

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Anyone Notice I Was Gone?

Did anyone notice I was missing in action?? It’s been awhile since I have posted and I have missed it so I have decided I am going to try and post on a regular basis again. Hope I still have … Continue reading

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Motivational Factors

When was the last time someone told you they were proud of you? – Daily Prompt I’m not sure the exact time I was last told someone was proud of me. I am sure it was my wife. But as … Continue reading

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Everyone Plays, Everyone Wins

Part of coaching youth sports at the YMCA is that every child gets a medal at the end of the season. Every player gets to be the Player of the Game once. It’s not based on standings, wins and losses, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Thing About Me

Most of us are excellent at being self-deprecating, and are not so good at the opposite. Tell us your favorite thing about yourself – Daily Prompt My favorite thing about myself is my patience and laid back personality. True, it … Continue reading

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Starting Over

Weekly Writing Challenge – In this week’s writing challenge, we’re asking you to write a short piece of creative writing (fiction/poetry/prose poetry/freeform mindjazz/whatever floats your boat) on the theme of Starting Over. When I read the challenge of writing about starting … Continue reading

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I Am

I read a blog posting over on You Know It Happens at Your House Too about writing something titled I Am. The point behind this was to have something that you can always look back on to remind you of … Continue reading

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