Sunday Reads No. 1: Routines, Reviews, and Roadblocks

I wish I had more time to read. I wish I had more time for other things, too. Like, watching Elizabeth Banks commercials, or melting cheese on anything, or eating cheese with Elizabeth Banks. I somehow manage, during times I should be doing other things, to read a little every day. (Don’t tell my boss.)…

Where We’d Take an Alien, in 6 Words

When I was a kid, I wanted to be friends with Elliott. He’s the boy who befriended E.T. in the movie. He just seemed like the kind of kid I would like to hang out with. Looking back, I believe I probably admired his loyalty and courage in all that happened when E.T. came to…

#AtoZChallenge: N is for the New Plan

What do you think of those Facebook memories things? Crazy, right? The damn site looks back at what you posted a year ago. It’s like finding a stormtrooper figure in the pocket of shorts you haven’t worn since last summer. Or, something. (This happened to me last week, I confess.) Depending on the user and…

Guest Post: Ashley of Post-grad Jitters, on the Love of the Game

Today’s post is one of the shortest ever on Coach Daddy. It’s definitely the shortest guest post. It’s from Ashley Mahoney, a fellow sports writer. She conveys a love of soccer so succinctly, she doesn’t need 600 words. Ashley and I cover the Carolina Panthers. She for the Charlotte Post, me for the Associated Press….