Another off-football post

Just a moment today on another off-football post. If you read this blog you may recall a soapbox moment of mine last February on how kids need to diversify because they’re generally too into sports these days. I wrote about how I was no longer sweating my oldest kid’s baseball career because it just wasn’t nearly as important as I thought it was. Oh, it would be great if the kid had a nice HS career, but it’s not the end of the world if he doesn’t. More importantly, it behooves parents to point their children to more than one endeavor, and not just sports, just in case the sports don’t work out. Or just in case they hope to be interesting adults.

Well, he played HS ball and Babe Ruth last year and had a solid season. Ironically, his BR team won the county championship, yet he wasn’t there for the big game. He played in all the games leading up to the championship, but after six years of clearing my schedule out in June I decided to book a trip for him and my 10-year old to the mountains to do some hiking and the like. Of course, they […]

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