A lot has been going on. I do my best to remain positive and stay upbeat. But I must admit, sometimes it's super hard. Back in August I was on a softball team that was argumentive, disorganized, and dysfunctional. So I quit. Soon after I quit, I hear a knock on my cell … Continue reading Coping With Prison Life
We finished the season strong, winning our last three softball games: 21-6 vs H3 Diamondbacks 14-7 vs G1 Cardinals 28-3 vs H5 Pirates Our team is the #2 seed entering the playoffs. I have this team dialed in and ready to make a championship run! I have all the best players in the … Continue reading Softball Games 6, 7, & 8
It’s hard for me to not take a loss personally. But the truth is, losing gives me an opportunity to develop coping skills. It gives me the opportunity to evolve and grow. And it gives me an opportunity to apply the practical teachings & philosophies that I study. To me, if I lose, … Continue reading H6 Nationals Lose Game #5
We played the H1 Astros. They have a decent squad. They jumped on us 3-0 until the 4th inning. Then guess what happened? Yep....their outfielder charged a ground ball. He missed it! It went right between his legs. That error cost them 3 runs! My outfield didn't charge any balls. They got down … Continue reading H6 Nationals – Game 4
After our last lost I really had to juggle some things up. Not everyone was supportive of my decision to re arrange our line-up. At least 6 different guys had an opinion. I've learned to NOT have these type of discussions with the team as a whole. Because they eventually start to argue … Continue reading H6 Nationals – Game 3
We lost our 2nd softball game. The score was 17-18. We never should've lost that game. We were winning 7-1 after the first inning. Then 10-2 after the second inning. I have to admit, it was a good game. But we never should've lost! Here's what happened: Last game when we won, I … Continue reading The H-6 Nationals Lose!!!
Wanna see how I run a softball team from the joint? Okay, here goes: First I submit a kite. Then, once I officially have a team, I call a team meeting. We go over goals and philosophies. Our goal is: WIN A CHAMPIONSHIP. Our philosophies are: KEEP IT POSITIVE and COMIT TO A CHAMPIONSHIP. Now … Continue reading Prison Softball