These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Meditation, gardening and golf have commonalities that draw me to them. Over coffee, a friend was recently telling me about his new meditation practice.  He had experienced moments of real peace and quiet in his mind, and he was excited about continuing forward.  Having meditated over the years of my recovery, I felt the sameContinue reading “These are a Few of My Favorite Things”

Making It Right Is Alright With Me

Having been a leader of sales and customer service teams for years, I accept that no company services its customers perfectly all the time.  Certain situations are complicated and certain customers are difficult to please.  And to top it off, we all have moments and make mistakes.  Therefore, maintaining a standard of perfect service thatContinue reading “Making It Right Is Alright With Me”

Take the Risk, Get the Reward

Whenever I can, I sneak away on my frequent business trips to Arizona to play one of my favorites – the Coore & Crenshaw gem, Talking Stick.  On my most recent outing to Talking Stick, one of my all-time favorite holes, the short par-4 12th (more on that hole later), got me to thinking aboutContinue reading “Take the Risk, Get the Reward”

2013 Geeked on Golf Tour

2013 was the year that my reconnection to the game of golf took on a whole new dimension. I was given the gift of a lesson with Butch Harmon in Las Vegas in the spring, as well as other rounds for my 40th birthday. To my delight, the birthday celebration seemed to go on allContinue reading “2013 Geeked on Golf Tour”

End of Season Wrap-up

This weekend was the final session of the season with my coach, Scott Baines. We took some time to recap progress made, and to discuss work to be done during the offseason.  2014 was the second year of my work with Scott.  We have “mastery” goals focused on my full swing, wedge and short game,Continue reading “End of Season Wrap-up”