Author: Tim Cole

With special thanks to old friend Danny for reminding me:   Somewhere today a mother bade her kids goodbye (perhaps only from a distance) and walked into a hospital to face an unseen enemy.   A father only figuratively hugged his wife before he put on his scrubs and...

Thomas Geisel was ready to give up on his dream.   Twenty-seven publishers couldn’t be wrong.   “Your fanciful little books have no commercial value.”   But it was a dream that would not die easily.   Perhaps that’s why when he ran into an old college buddy that day on the street...

Billy Beane never really made it as a baseball player.   Drafted in the first round of the 1980 draft by the NY Mets, his career lagged. After 8 years of bouncing between the minors and major league ball Beane finally gave up on his dream, contenting...