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Why so Many Youth Sports Officials Quit

‘Come on, ref.” The parent on the sideline threw his hands up in frustration. “That wasn’t a foul!” A few minutes later the complaint flipped, like a coin. “Come on, ref. Call that!” It’s a soundtrack that could have come from … Continue reading

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When to shelve a book before the end

I used to feel a sense of obligation when I started a new novel. Unless I quit reading during the first chapter, I’d slog through to the end even if I wasn’t enjoying it.  Instead of sharing beautiful writing and … Continue reading

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