Blocking the Plate

Every once in a while, I like to blog about personal items that really have nothing to do with financial planning or investing.  With that said, read along for a personal story with a baseball and truck driving twist.



Some time ago, my 3 ½ year old daughter and I were driving home from my mother-in-law’s farm.  It was dark out and an eighteen wheeler came roaring up behind me flashing its lights, essentially requesting that I move over to let it through. Read more “Blocking the Plate”

Atrocities at 2012 London Olympics

So far during the 2012 London Olympics, I have observed two atrocities.

The first has to do with Jordyn Wieber of the U.S.women’s gymnastics team.  In case you haven’t heard, Jordyn, the reigning world champion, did not qualify for the individual all around event due to a ridiculous rule.  The rule states that only two athletes per country can advance to the individual all around event. Read more “Atrocities at 2012 London Olympics”

How To Hit A One Handed Backhand

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that in addition to financial content, I would blog about subjects that I have a personal interest in.  So today, I’ll be sharing some tips on how to hit a one handed backhand in tennis.  And you thought financial planning was boring….

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