That’s What Friends Are For

Sunday night I left a very dejected 49er team as they boarded a chartered flight to London and headed to Detroit. I picked up the girlfriends that would ultimately join me for an incredible opportunity to enjoy an overseas getaway in the middle of fall. In life, there are many different kinds of friendships. Not all of the friends that cross our paths are meant to be around forever, but this … [Read more...]

Doing Battle

Today was a day of battle. We've actually been battling for the last 5 weeks on the football field, and coming up dreadfully short. It doesn't really matter if you lose by 2 points in the last 2 seconds or if you lose by 14 and the game is completely out of hand for a while. Losing hurts. And when losses pile up in any endeavor, it starts to take a toll mentally. So, today we had to overcome a … [Read more...]

This Guy…

may be one of the most misunderstood people in all of sports. Probably because you usually see him looking like this: But I know him best like this: He's celebrating a birthday, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to let you in on the lesser-known side of him: He's fiercely loyal, Contagiously optimistic, A loud clapper, An excellent dancer...and while we're at it, has … [Read more...]

When the going gets tough…

...the tough_____________(fill in the blank). So, what do you do when the heat is on in any area of your life? Right now, the heat is on us because the 49ers are now 0-4. We're an atypical 0-4 team, however, in that we have quite a bit of talent and we have primarily beaten ourselves. Two of our four losses have come in the last 2 seconds of the game, quite literally. Two seconds on the clock. And … [Read more...]