I Lied

I Lied

There is a lyric in the most popular (but not the best) Blues Traveler song that goes as follows: “I’ve tried – well, no, in fact, I lied.” That one line sums up the emotions I have had to deal with since the Dodgers won the NL pennant. Last week I explained how I was…

By Dan Freedman October 31, 2018 0

Being There

Being There

There is something about just “being there.” So, when my buddy Darin texted me an invitation to Friday night’s NLDS Dodgers vs. Braves game, I quickly texted back an emphatic “yes.” He then sent me a picture of where we would be sitting – very far from homeplate – and I just as quickly texted…

By Dan Freedman October 7, 2018 0

163

163

I missed Opening Day. I was traveling with my family, on an island far from where any game was being played, and did not have the opportunity to partake in any of the pomp or pageantry. Because of that, there was no way I was going to miss “Closing Day.” I made sure I was…

By Dan Freedman October 3, 2018 0

Role Models

Role Models

Charles Barkley famously once told the world: “I am not a role model.” In that iconic Nike ad, Sir Charles went on to say that just because he dunks a basketball, he shouldn’t raise our kids. Fair enough, but there has been enough blowback about that commercial and his misguided sentiment in the 25 years since…

By Dan Freedman August 6, 2018 0

Fathers (Day) and Sons

Fathers (Day) and Sons

Last week I spoke as part of a lecture group on the topic of fatherhood. When it was over, the speakers and audience members gathered in the lobby to discuss the show, to recount how we all related to the stories, and to share the impact they had on everyone in the theater. When I…

By Dan Freedman June 15, 2018 0