Let baseball make a difference again with racial tension

  29.01.2017   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

The Jackie Robinson story was shown on TV recently.  I’m not sure how many times I’ve seen it but it captivates me every time it is on. It inspires and

Not dis-abled. Different-abled.

  3.07.2015   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

Looking back and forth at two stories of “disability” expands my view of  life and love. Steve Roloff lives life by looking at the abilities and opportunities he has.  He

Not “just-a” disabled guy/girl

  28.06.2015   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

           Dear Friend, When I met Rick Santorum this weekend, if hearing him speak and getting him to sign the book, Bella’s Gift, that he and his

Be ready when the game comes to you. Part 6

Your time will come. From page 154 of Welcome to the Big Leagues–Every Man’s Journey to Significance “Darrel, I want you to be ready when the game comes to you.”

Be ready when the game comes to you. Part 3.

The previous posts reveal the difficulty of sitting on the bench. Now is the time for action and Darrel needed answers.  He was good enough to make it to the Big

Be ready when the game comes to you. Part 2.

Sitting on the bench is painful. It is not part of a man’s plan. His game is thrown off. Doubt sets in. A guy can get messed-up in his mind

“Be ready when the game comes to you.” Part 1.

How do you get in the game when you are sitting on the bench? There is a way! Last week I heard Darrel tell the story again and he never

Happy Fathers Day

  14.06.2014   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

This column is dedicated to the memory of my dad, Bob Hettinger.  He fought the fight for freedom in war and honor and devotion in all the battles and struggles

Why is Baseball so streaky? Why am I?

It is not DiMaggio’s’s 56 game hitting streak or Ted Williams 84 game of reaching base streak that puzzle me.  They are just amazing accomplishments by the best who were

Remember the Cost

The 4th of July is for celebrating our independence.  Memorial Day is for remembering the cost. Work that produces a good result, whether it is the satisfaction of a completed