The Philadelphia Phillies – Our Teachers

I keep hearing people talk about how surprised they are that the Phillies are enjoyable to watch this year. They are surprised that the team is actually good. I don’t get it. Why is everyone SO surprised? Okay, before all the sports pros jump on me, roll their...

I feel for Chip Kelly

GIVE ME AN E-M-O-T-I-O-N Emotion was the word of the day on Monday morning. I was listening to Philadelphia’s 94WIP sports-talk radio while driving to work. There were plenty of complaints about the lack of emotion coming from coach Chip Kelly after another...

Fantasy Football – Should You Play to Win or Have Fun?

Sports are America’s favorite past times. (I know the expression is really baseball is America’s favorite past time, but why stick with what everyone else says?) For me, football is my favorite sport. I will watch any team play football simply for the love of the...

Mr. Martin and Lisa: Always A Smile on their Faces!

As an adjunct professor at Temple University, I could write a book about all the wonderful experiences I have been fortunate enough to have during my time on campus. The students are always filled with excitement and a passion for learning. My colleagues are some of...

My Morning Routine: A Conversation with Jacob

You know how you get excited when you get a text or call from someone you love? Well, I can honestly say that nothing makes my mornings better than a phone call from my oldest son Jacob. Both of our lives changed when he left for school, but it was his journey I was...