November 16, 2008
Many people think authors spend most of their time reading and writing. Not so. We actually do other things, all of them a lot more fun than writing. I’ve been asked to write about “something special that makes my heart sing.” Playing softball does that for me. In fact, I’ve already told my wife Cathy that after I die, I’d like my ashes to be spread at the softball field. Well, not all of them. I want some of them spread at Nordstrom so I know she’ll come to visit me at least once a week.
I was blessed with good size and some athletic ability, so sports...