Showing posts from October, 2017


As an adult, I think of often about what I dreamed of being as a child. I remember when I was little, my goal as an adult, was to be the owner of a cattle farm. I always wanted to be a cowboy and I thought this is the way to achieve it. As I got a little older, I realized that just owning a cattle ranch wasn’t enough for me, so I decided I was gonna split time as a MLB baseball player and rancher. My brother and I would go into business together being on the ranch. That way there would be someone back home tending to the cattle as I was on the road playing ball.

Obviously, once I got into high school I realized there’s no way I’d ever play major-league baseball and I realized that I probably wasn’t gonna be a cattle rancher either. But my dreams changed I want to be a dad and a husband, and I didn’t know what else. Working in college figuring out what I was going to do I found a girl to make one of my dreams come true. As I  thought about what profession I would enter I knew that I wan…

Slow Down And Be Careful What You Wish For

The school year was in full swing and kids were in classes. The pressure of being a principal was mounting and taking a lot of focus to make sure that I was doing the job to my full potential. There were moments, where I thought to myself, 'I need a break'. I never thought I would actually get one. 

Over three weeks ago I had come home from work with aspirations of doing lots of housework. I was on the phone with the electric company as I was walking down the stairs and then I was suddenly at the bottom step looking at the ceiling, wondering what had just happened. I had fallen and as I fell I heard something snap in my leg, I was in excruciating pain. My wife quickly responded and ushered the kids to get in the car, we were going to the ER. Once their it was confirmed, I had broken my leg in two places and would need surgery the following week.

I was upset. I was in shock. I was in pain.

Suddenly I was faced with the break that I needed, but now did not want. Too often we s…