Chicken Rice and Veggie Casserole

This is our new family favorite.  It’s a great recipe for those nights I know practice will go late, ballet class is after school, or I’m running behind. It is super easy to… Continue reading

The Truth about Bleacher Butt and Caffeine Cures

It’s time to tell the truth about the many sufferings of the wrestling parent.  These maladies range from lack of sleep, bleacher butt, poor diet, loss of voice function, and lightening wallet syndrome. My bottom has… Continue reading

Whoo! A Nice Rest

Well, season ended. Just. Like. That.  Seriously, I was completely unprepared!  Many a week nights I got in the car to pick Jack up from practice — to realize there was no practice!… Continue reading

The Road to Championships

The road to championships is built of sweat (believe me — I smelled it — yuck!), tears, and yup, blood (bloody noses everywhere).  Two hour practices every day, traveling at 4:30 a.m., wrestling… Continue reading

Celebrating a Fantastic Meet!!

We had a FANTASTIC night!!  Our Greyhounds earned hard-fought victory over Analy High School.  The video (set to some great music 😀 ) is here.  Hopefully you can hear the songs (all Queen,… Continue reading

Coach vs. Coach

Wrestlers compete as individuals, yet the sport builds camaraderie like no other. Cael Sanderson  There is passion and there is PASSION. Nothing demonstrated this more than our recent wrestling meet between my alma… Continue reading

Cold Weather Chili

Cold Weather Chili 1 lb. Ground Turkey (you can use beef if you prefer but it adds fat and cholesterol) 2 cloves minced garlic 2 large carrots – peeled and chopped 2 stalks… Continue reading

Family Reunion Wrestling Style

Wrestling brings the family together.  For some wrestling is all in the family — siblings, cousins, parents, etc.  For example, renowned sibling wrestlers  Dave and Mark Schultz of Palo Alto.  The article lists… Continue reading

Just Try Not to Laugh. I Dare You.

“This is a sport (wrestling) that has turned many boys into men and many men into leaders. And it is a sport in which you can be a giant regardless of how big… Continue reading

Saturday Morning Pancakes

Originally posted on Bibles, Bikinis and Barbells:
Every Saturday morning after I go to the gym, the boys and I kick off “Junk Food” day with Chocolate Chip Pancakes and then I use…