Run home

While I was out Saturday running errands, I drove by our city youth ball fields. This was the first weekend for rec ball tryouts. Little kids were everywhere, little wobby-helmet-headed kids. I couldn't stop giggling about how they looked like the Rick Moranis character from the Mel Brooks movie, "Spaceball." The scene also reminded me [...]

Rules of the game

I am a bona fide soccer mom and coach's wife. I've seen the game from both sides of the pitch, the good and the bad. My daughter began playing soccer when she was five. She’s still involved in the game, playing on club teams in college, and refereeing and coaching rec league games. My husband [...]