Serve to Win: The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence

No gluten. No dairy. No cold foods....more

A Stylish, Sun-Proof Shirt

Save The .... Tennis Players??

Who is your favourite for the Australian Open this week? Williams? Azarenka? Nadal? Djokovic? Enjoy them while they last. --Better yet, implore them to stop playing. Before real tragedies happen. Photo by Vladsinger. ...more

passing tennis

It's tennis season and I am hooked. Before I became a self employed software consultant-- professional tennis and Washington Redskins football were two of my favorite sports to watch.That said-- much of my extracurricular television viewing was curtailed by my move to self employment. Today, rather than watching television-- a muted television with either a news, government or business offering is staring at me as I work on one of my many projects....more

10 Essential Tips for Newbies Going to the US Open

Today is the first day of the US Open tennis tournament in New York and if you’re a diehard tennis fan like me, you’re psyched.  It’s the final grand slam of the year and for the next two weeks it takes place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens....more

Sunday at my Church

1 Corinthians 9:24-27...more

Just so close

Sometimes I feel like this is my life: As much I try to get ahead, I’m just so close, yet never can grasp it....more

I May Have Saved an Old Lady from Elder Abuse. Or Not. It's Tough to Say.

Recently I’ve tried to change my attitude towards myself and BE NICER.  This all started on the tennis court.  Beating myself up after every missed shot didn’t help my game any, plus my throat would get sore from whisper-yelling “You missed another ball, you sloppy buttchunk!” to myself after every play.  I decided to start treating myself as if I were cheering for my kids, meaning I would stop ranting under my breath, stay cheerful, and remind myself to get ready for the next ball....more
Thank you! I play with her next week! :)more

My boys manage to feed themselves while I go to the US Open

Even though my boys are now both teenagers, I still catch myself treating them like little kids, so I did feel timid about leaving them at home for the whole day to take the train to New York for the US Open. I realized I didn’t have any real fears that they couldn’t handle themselves when a friend asked what I worried would happen, and the worst I realistically pictured was them sitting in a pile of filth not having eaten for 12 hours while on a World of Warcraft marathon....more

Cardio tennis

Axl Rose wails while I run to smash a forehand across the court. I’m at Cardio Tennis, a fun class that combines tennis drills with a cardio workout....more