You gotta have a heart…or least one that works

As we get older, we also have to worry about things that can kill us, especially problems like cancer, organ failure, or a heart condition. So when a doctor takes a piece of my body out for a lab examination, I tend to worry about what the report might say. I’ve...
Lives cut too short too soon.

Lives cut too short too soon.

I’ll be on the sidelines of the basketball court Saturday night for the final game of the Chance Harman Memorial Classic — the annual series that remembers the young son of Coach Brian HarmanĀ  Chance died too young of a rare form of cancer — one that...
Getting old

Getting old

A number of famous folks, including Eubie Blake and Mickey Mantle, observed near the end of their lives that “if I had know I would live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” Whoever called the later years of life “the golden...