Big Ten

Normally, this time of year, when I hear the term "Big 10", I think of March Madness college basketball, and the Big 10 Conference. But this is my grandson's 10th birthday. He's the sixth grandchild to reach "double figures" -- another basketball term. He's not a basketball fan, and that's okay, either am I except … Continue reading Big Ten


Notice the concentration on this 8th grader's face; you'd think the world depended on this one free throw.  The tense neck muscles, laser-like stare and tongue sticking out the side of her mouth are all signs of pressure or intense concentration. The tongue is a special family trait I believe has been passed down through … Continue reading Concentration