A Team for America: The Army-Navy Game That Rallied a Nation

If you have any sports fans or military history buffs on your gift lists this season, consider this new book that combines both. It’s one of the greatest stories in American sports history about the 1944 Army Navy game that “stopped World War II, (for a few hours) and rallied a nation.” A Team for

R.I.P. Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney, R.I.P. Who knew he had been with sixty minutes since 1978? Or, that his journalism career began in World War II? Whether you loved his “editorials” or hated them, he was and will always be an American news icon. I for one, will be reading his memoir from World War II, sometime, ummm,

Hug your Children

This article is so profound, I have to share it. There is a line where the writer says, “terrible freedom” … and in the context, it is so spot on… Intrigued? Read this, and if you’re a parent, you’ll want to hug your children. The New York Times Sunday Review: Notes from a Dragon Mom

Act of Valor

Haven’t seen this, but hearing good things about it from those in the know… Act of Valor Trailer

Cats in the Cradle

Many people give credit to Cat Stevens as the original songwriter/performer of Cats in the Cradle; but it was Harry Chapin, and in this sound stage version he gives credit to his wife for being a secret to his success (much like my wife Lorien is to me). It’s a sad song, so appropriate as

Thoughts and Prayers Go Out To the Families and Friends

My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those selfless American Special Operations Forces individuals who were killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. I had the honor of getting to know a number of those who were on board that MH-47 … Please honor their service and sacrifice however you see fit.

New Book!

Many of you have asked how the deadline for my new book is going with our new baby in the house. Well, I have to say it is a rough deadline, but I am surrounded by inspiration. It seems each of my last three books, I’ve had a baby in my lap at some point