Category Archives: Thought of the Day

Advice

If a friend asks for your advice on breast cancer treatments, please, please don’t even suggest that she avoid chemo and radiation. Do you want to be responsible for her death? Natural treatments and diets may help, but please don’t … Continue reading

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Died

It’s “died,” not “passed.”

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On

It’s “based on,” not “based off of.”

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Publicly

It’s “publicly,” not “publically.”

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Platform

The right to free speech doesn’t mean the right to someone else’s platform.

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Cry

Men, when you hit your 50s, be prepared to cry. A lot. I do.

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Javy

I think Javy Baez, the Cubs’ super-talented second-baseman, does his best work in the big moments, so I’m willing to put up with his maddening inconsistencies.

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Happiness

The key to happiness isn’t avoiding problems but learning to live with them.

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Figure

Football can’t figure out what a catch is; baseball, what a slide is; and (apparently) basketball, what a blocking foul is. Thanks, instant replay.

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War

The ongoing battle to legislate aggression out of sports is part of the larger war to marginalize masculinity in the culture.

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