Weekly Devo: Half Time

Crowded into the tight confines of the visitor’s locker room, the embattled players settled to one knee as their coach paced back and forth, slapping the remains of the mangled playbook against his leg with every nervous step. He was disheveled and battle worn, yet his eyes remained level and focused.  What had passed as ...

Weekly Devo: A Spa for Real Men

As I approach my mid-60’s, I tell myself I’m aging like a fine wine… though some might suggest I’m fermenting into hard cider. The needle on my sensitive-male-meter points to “Car-Guy-from-the-60’s” not “Sensitive-Post-Modern-Man.” I want to be more sensitive, more Mr. Rogers-like, but if you squeeze me you get Tim-the-Tool-Man who would rather bite a ...

Weekly Devo: Personal Space

The September sun ricocheted around the parking lot of hot rods with such vivid intensity I found it impossible to focus on the well-dressed business man asking questions about my ‘38 Ford.  Shielding my eyes, I squinted at him, thinking, “This guy might be our buyer! His diamond Rolex cost more than the 25 G’s ...