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Young Pepperdine Sportscasters (Circa 1989-1990)

Matt & Kent (photo via Tim Wilhelm) This photo is a snapshot of what hope and dreams looks like … or looked like … back around 1989 or 1990. That’s me on the left and my Pepperdine sportscasting partner, Kent Justice, on the right, at a men’s basketball game. I really have no clue when […]

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My daughter graduated from high school tonight

T is finished with high school. Well, not quite. She has one teacher who’s taking advantage of the bizarre pandemic-created schedule that has schoolwork continuing through June 9. So my daughter has a few more days of schoolwork even though she graduated today, June 5. No, she’s not shown on the photo above — that’s […]

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My son graduated from high school tonight

Sean graduated from high school tonight. I thought I’d be the one to keep things together during the ceremony — that Cari would do all the crying for us. Ha! Pretty naive on my part. This is my son we’re talking about. My firstborn. The first blood relative I ever met. (I’m adopted.) The person […]

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Nobody Has a Monopoly on What’s Good/Right

My son recently listened to a speaker at his high school who was there to talk to the whole school about boys, girls, love, sex and relationships … and what all of those things mean to teenagers. His message, which Cari and I learned about by attending a two-hour+ parent session the night before, is […]

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