basketball, growing up, skill, tebow, washed-up, working on my craft

Day of Advent

Everyone loves an underdog. What makes it so inspirational is that they beat the odds despite their inadequacies. The underdog never quite matches up. On paper they don't even compare. Think George Mason   in 2006, Matt Saracen, Susan Boyle, Lone Survivor, Jesse Ventura, the Utah Jazz, Justin Bieber, Ricky Martin, Kanye, Channing Tatum, David and Goliath,… Continue reading Day of Advent

church, dating, family, growing up, marriage, women

Hopeless, according to… everyone.

I am 24... In this Mormon culture I am ancient, especially considering that I am getting close to that age of 25. That's a bad number to hit when you are single. Brigham Young said that a man who was 25 and unmarried is a menace (A person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a… Continue reading Hopeless, according to… everyone.

Be a man, family, growing up, No, nostalgia, skill, voices

Uncle Dave-O

I have a nephew, Ethan, who I call  E-O. Without anyone telling him, he called me Dave-O right back. He is maybe four or five? Super smart kid, naturally funny, and he likes me-- a perfect candidate to become just like me. Puuurrfect.We were on a family hike near Provo, going to some falls, when I realized… Continue reading Uncle Dave-O

awkward, greyhound, growing up, travel

Travel, by way of the hound

I started my summer in Seattle, Washington. Beautiful place, the Emerald City. I had some good times there. Holla Scott Hyde and co. But, I left Seattle after two months for Arkansas. I chased a rainbow in hopes of finding gold. On my journey there, I had to travel by Greyhound. My brother, Steven, dropped… Continue reading Travel, by way of the hound

america, growing up

Baseball… Shoulda, coulda, woulda

First, let me clarify about my previous post, there are not a lot of rednecks in Washington. I was just watching "My Redneck Wedding" on TV and was floored... I couldn't believe that there are people who actually think that camouflaged dresses are a good idea, american cheese is good enough to be a wedding… Continue reading Baseball… Shoulda, coulda, woulda