Category Archives: Kids

Dear Basketball: A (Long) Love Letter

Dear basketball

Dear basketball, Read More →

What Does Roheblius Mean?


Nada, nada, nada, not a damn thing
What’s Duke Ellington without that swing?
What’s Alex Haley if it doesn’t have roots?
What’s a weekend if you ain’t knockin boots?

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Then And Now

then and now

This past weekend, we dropped the kid off at the University of Arizona; the place he’ll call home for the next several years. Read More →

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Teamwork makes the dream work

Lots to reflect on, so let’s get it.

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The LeBron Tax

LeBron tax

(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

I blame the New Year’s day email from StubHub. Read More →



It’s hard for me to fathom that this is the 15th Father’s Day that I’ve experienced as a dad. Brian was born roughly two weeks after Father’s Day 1999, so he was nearly a year old when I officially celebrated my first. And by then, it would be just five months later when JJ would come along. Read More →

Each 1 Teach 1 Goes To LA

Each 1 Teach 1Brian and JJ have been in Coach Dan Mooney’s Each 1 Teach 1 AAU program for two years now. If you’re familiar with little league and travel baseball, this is basketball’s version of that. After the regular season ends, they take a short break and then start practicing and playing until Memorial Day, which is the final tournament in Reno. Read More →