Go Ask Daddy About New Teams, Hoop Dreams and Screams That Make You Want to Throat Punch

photo credit: Kalexanderson via photopin cc
photo credit: Kalexanderson via photopin cc

Feels like I’m going all Aristotle lately.

Why this, why that. Philosophy in everything, from my soccer matches to my blog posts to my eggs over easy with a warm tortilla. (I just like to think about breakfast). Kelly McKenzie’s blog, Just Typikel, is to blame for this brain hyperactivity.

She asked why we return to some blogs, but not others.

I’ll tell you why.

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Ice Up, No. 89 – It’s Been an Awesome Run

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Sometimes, it’s just time to say goodbye.

It’s often not productive to try and figure out why when someone lets you go. Last week, the Carolina Panthers said goodbye to wide receiver Steve Smith, after 13 seasons. Some say he was a problem in the locker room.

Some critics feel he would have made too much money ($7 million) for a receiver his age (34). His fans say his inner fire and competitive spirit are irreplaceable.

Why he’s gone isn’t important. We now have to balance filling the void and appreciating that he was here in the first place.

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