What happens when Good Friday isn’t so good?

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I’m no theologian, but I’m sure it’s called Good Friday because of what happens on Sunday. Sunday happens because Friday happened.  Therefore, while not a wonderful, bright and cheery occasion, Friday must be good. Hence, Good Friday. However, that always seemed…

A coach’s wise words to my son

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We do sports at my house. A lot of sports.  In case you don’t do sports, you may not have noticed that the sports world is entrenched in March Madness right now. Our household is no exception. We watch the…

#Cancersucks

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  My mom heard some bad news last week. Well, the worst news actually. After a battery of tests, a collapsed lung, and six weeks on oxygen, the pulmonologist called to tell us the results of the biopsy from the…

For the love of the game

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  It has happened. We’ve finally turned a corner in our household. Two of our three boys get the game. I mean they really, really get the game. I am not sure when exactly it happened. It was long after…

Detour ahead

We ain’t burning nothing but calories this summer. The Daniell family is going green and hoofing it for a while. My husband’s vehicle gave out on May 18th. Kaput. Done. The previous week we had put $450 into it, with…

Runner’s High

In 2005 I witnessed one of the most inspirational races in North America.  I was visiting family out west and was able to watch a friend run his first Ironman Triathlon. In case you’ve never heard of this crazy race,…