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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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Ode to Spring

It’s Valentine’s Day, so write an ode to someone or something you love. Bonus points for poetry! – Daily Prompt Obviously I am a bit behind on the Daily Prompt, hence it’s not Valentine’s Day any longer. However I am … 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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The Dangers of Hero Worship

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. – Daily Prompt I like when the Daily Prompts coincide with something I was already bantering … Continue reading

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No Hall of Famers This Year

The Baseball Writers of America vote each year on any new players who should be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. A player has to receive 75% of the writers voting for them in order to be elected into … Continue reading

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Positively Impacting Lives

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? – Daily Prompt I recently found myself being thankful … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

What’s the 11th item on your bucket list? – Daily Prompt I saw the daily prompt for today and my first reaction was 11th? I don’t even have a 10th! Certainly I had a few things I’d like to do … Continue reading

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Look Back At My Favorite Sports Teams in 2012

As we come to the end of 2012 I look back on the year for my sports teams and am pretty happy with not only the year that was but also the bright future each team seems to have in … Continue reading

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Five Events That Shaped Me in 2012

As we come to the end of 2012 it’s a good time to look back and think about the important events that happened during the year that helped shape who we are. For me some of those important happenings are … Continue reading

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Things I Have Learned from Coaching Youth Sports

Coaching youth sports is not only a rewarding experience, it can teach you a thing or two about yourself. This past summer we signed my daughter up to play baseball and I signed up to help coach the team. Since … Continue reading

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