During Christmas break when I was in seventh grade, I was watching quarterback Joe Montana*—my favorite athlete of all time and to this day a hero of mine—play in what I believe was his final game with my favorite team of all time, the San Francisco 49ers. Steve Young**, a budding superstar, had taken over as the team’s starting quarterback while the aging Montana*** was out with an injury, so Montana was in the game simply because the 49ers were several touchdowns ahead of their opponent. Joe Cool looked as good as ever, and I thought he should still be … Continue reading What if our pets lived as long as us?
One of the best things I have learned from Katniss is her outlook on life. For one, she stays in the present—she doesn’t dwell on the … Continue reading The importance of being Katniss