Special Things to my Heart
Every once in a while there is a special event in your life. It's sometimes just remembering something or an event or moment and sometimes it is the moment. Here are some of Pat's special things and moments.

A Work in Progress

Thoughts on Tammy

Nechia writes a letter to Nana

Pat's Philosophy on Teaching Sports


Stress Management



Don't Quit

I've Learned


A Daughter-Father Ski Story

Pat's Degrees

Yesterday and Winter

Never Give Up

Natural Highs

Why I am a Democrat

Why I Love the Game of Football

Irish He Is

17 Inches

Amazing Grace

Why I was good at Math and not English

Some more sayings

Seperation of Church and State

Some Thoughts on Wisdom

Some Advice from Old People

Advice from an Old Farmer

The Most Influencial Singer in My Life

"My life seems like it has been so long and so short at the same time"..... Enzo (from the book, "the art of racing in the rain"

The best and most beautiful things cannot be seen or touched - they must be felt with the heart ~ Helen Keller

We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.  -  Aristotle

If you're going through Hell..... Keep going..... Winston Churchill

Two of my favorite songs
Sounds of Silence - by Simon and Garfunkle

What a Wonderful World - by Louis Armstrong

My favorite Christian Song - The Prayer of St. Francis (sung by Angelina)

Good Sayings (advice) for Life
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Philosophy Statements of Life

The world according to Freddy (Really it's from Jimmy Buffet's "Tales from Margaritaville")

Lesson One : Never forget-they are always the enemy

Lesson Two: Just remember, assholes are born that way, and they usually don't change

Lesson Three: You do not want to go to jail.

Lesson Four: When you start to take this job seriously, you're in trouble.

Lesson Five: It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad.

Lesson Six: If you decide to run with the ball, just count on fumbling and getting the shit knocked out of you a lot, but never forget how much fun it is to be able to run with the ball.

One of the Best Stand-up Comedy Acts - Ever
Introduction of the All American Football Team

By Bob Nelson