Values storying is...

...passing down values from one generation to the next through the stories we tell and re-tell

Spring Has Sprung: An Ode to Phil

Spring Has Sprung: An Ode to Phil Pennsylvania’s famous rodent called for six more weeks of cold, But I beg to differ if I may be so bold. My forsythia hails the start of spring e’en with skies still gray, And seventy-seven degrees called for fishing yesterday.   Azalea buds behind the porch bring spring […]

Coach Dave Season Four: A Manhood Journey

Coach Dave Season Four: A Manhood Journey In last week’s post (“The Journey: What Is a Real Man?”), I included an excerpt from my forthcoming Coach Dave Season Four: Travel Ball. In it, I alluded to the journey that Coach Dave’s thirteen-year-old travel baseball team will travel together on and off the field, a manhood journey. […]

The Journey: What Is a Real Man?

The Journey: What Is a Real Man? What is a real man? It’s a journey I have taken–am still taking–with both of my boys. Years ago, I taught a couple of classes of seventh-grade boys and took them through the journey, as well. Most of them can still recite the four principles of a real man […]