Proud mom and patriotic moment

He’s listening. On Veterans Day 2013, my 4-year-old son and I caught up with a close friend over coffee and continental breakfast fare. At the restaurant, I ran into a man whose daughter I once babysat. An Army and Army Reserve veteran — but a veteran...

Playing it forward for special teammate

With social media, lots of stories about students helping students reach the public. This one, which a friend shared Tuesday on Facebook, is another one of those stories. What makes it special is that this group took it upon themselves to help a particular student...

Farewell to youth football

While Championship Sunday arrives this weekend, the youth football teams from the league I coached cheerleading with the past four years won’t be vying for the mini and pee wee titles. Both levels made it to the final games last year, with the mini team winning¬†...