Tag Archives: Speech

A Captain’s Speech

It has come to my attention that in the four years I’ve had this blog, I’ve never actually posted a “captain’s speech”. I’m talking about a speech a captain would give to their team before a game. Sorry to burst … Continue reading

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Addressing The Elephant In The Room

Dear Mr. Elephant, Why are you in the room? Sorry, I’m jumping ahead. I should ask if I can call you Mr. Elephant. Can I call you Mr. Elephant? Or is Mr. Elephant your father? Time out. I can’t stop … Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed Acceptance Speech – Round 3

I woke up this morning after about six hours of sleep and immediately turned on my phone wiped away some drool. Then I turned on my phone. 76 new emails were loading, dozens more would follow a few minutes later. That’s when I … Continue reading

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1000 Followers, 22 Pizzas, 2 Christmas Songs, 1 Captain

The other day I woke up with the song: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” penetrating my brain. My initial thought was, “Yeah, I guess it is starting to look a lot like Christmas. Wooooo Santa!” By the … Continue reading

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The College Graduation Speech I Would Give

Congratulations, you made it. In a few minutes, you will all come up on stage, receive your degree, stare out into the crowd in the direction of your family so their picture of you isn’t of the side of your … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Playoffs

Bases loaded. Bottom of the 9th. Two out. Tie game. You’re up at bat. It’s winning time, and an opportunity to be the hero has presented itself. If you deliver, you get carried off the field on your teammates’ shoulders. … Continue reading

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My “Freshly Pressed” Acceptance Speech

It all started last Wednesday night at exactly 9:43PM. I was sitting on my couch watching Masterchef on television. I looked at my phone and saw that I had a message. I realized it was an email. It was an … Continue reading

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Inch By Inch

I’m a big fan of speeches in sports. I have never seen the movie “Any Given Sunday” but I have seen this speech on YouTube that Al Pacino gives to his football team. I have listened to this speech dozens … Continue reading

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