Beware: tennis is a contact sport

Friday, October 8, 2010 at 12:17 pm

and if you doubt me, take a look at my face. My partner and I were playing people we didn’t know from another state, and in the second game of the match, while both of us were up at net, one of our opponents hit an overhead squarely at my face. I said overhead, not […]

Categories: On the Job, Overview of the Book and Me

Why baseball is like police work

Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 6:55 am

That’s right – a baseball game is so similar to police work, it’s scary…Think about it – moments of routine and boredom punctuated by seconds of chaos and drama. Maybe that’s why I love the game so much; I’m willing to invest the time to share in those flashes of excitement. I shared one of […]

Categories: Overview of the Book and Me

John Irving in the hands of the law

Friday, April 9, 2010 at 7:05 am

The director of the police academy I attended was one tough hombre. He really did scare me, probably because I was so out of my element there, but he was a make you or break you kind of man. Super smart, too. Witty with a deadpan delivery. I have already told you that I love […]

Categories: On the Job