It’s been a long time of planning and coordinating schedules, but I’m happy to announce I’m partnering with Illini basketball legend Deon Thomas on a podcast. “The FadeAway with Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt” is officially online, starting with two episodes. The first one helps reacquaint us with Deon and what he’s done post-Illinois. He’ll catch us up with his long, and successful, overseas career, … Continue reading Launching the FadeAway!
My little guy has really started to love baseball this year so it’s become a fun bonding experience for us. Sometimes it’s playing “The Show” on the PlayStation, watching the Cubs, coaching his team, or simply playing catch outside. Since I still play a little, he’s now old enough to bring to my games and I don’t have to worry about his attention span and … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Gum!
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately – a lot about how I don’t walk the dog enough. Her name is Lexi, by the way. That’s her, in the photo above…named for “Lexington” since her mother and litter were found in Kentucky. I didn’t have much say in the name…the kids named her while I was paying the adoption fee. I digress. For me, … Continue reading Time to Walk the Dog