4High but Far

The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.


One of my absolute favorite things in the world is playing catch with my sons. Sometimes we even bring a football on our walks together. My older son and I will talk about Star Wars or which Marvel super hero is the best. My younger son runs while I throw the football to him and walk. He practices one-handed catches. He pretends he is in the Super Bowl and taps his feet quickly when he catches it to make sure he is in bounds and raises his hands as if scoring a touchdown. And every once in a while, he says, “Dad, throw it high but far.” High but far? That didn’t really make a lot of sense to me the first time he said it. Then, he pointed to the sky ...

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