Author Archives: John Heffernan

Baseball Coaching Clinic

Chris Williams, Boys Varsity Coach, Frontier Jordan Branson, Boys Varsity Coach, Pioneer  Sunday, April 14, 2019  12:00 PM to 2:30 PM  Frontier Regional High School Gym  $10  Coach Williams will focus on: structuring practices to maximize repetitions so kids improve … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned From My Dad (and I Am Still Learning)

3 Things I Learned (and I Am Still Learning) From My Dad John Edward Heffernan, III (February 10, 1934 – January 20, 2019) The first thing I learned from my Dad is to do things you are interested in.  I learned many … Continue reading

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John E. Heffernan III

John E. Heffernan III of Monterey, MA and formerly of Enfield, CT passed away January 20, 2019, at home, surrounded by his family, from glioblastoma. John was born on February 10, 1934 in Peabody, MA, the son of John E. … Continue reading

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Scoring Youth Baseball Errors, the Role of the Glove, and Ordinary Effort

As an assistant coach and team scorer for my son’s 11U Cal Ripken Tournament Team, I stumbled into some interesting issues around the scoring of errors.  I recently did a great deal of research to try and make sure I … Continue reading

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Can Coaches Teach Motivation?

I have been helping out at my son’s Suburban basketball team, mostly scorekeeping, but I did substitute for a coach one night.  I was working with the “bigs” on close to basket shots feeding them a pass with the kid … Continue reading

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Microbiome Diet

Having had lots of difficulty reducing my weight on changing diet and exercise on my own, I have been trying one of the microbiome diet books inspired by friend Beckie. The pounds started coming off right away and I seem … Continue reading

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Denmark Travel For Kids

We are traveling to Denmark this summer and I have been compiling  list of possible places to visit especially for families.  Thanks for Jane for some of these links! Denmark’s best beaches | Find your perfect beach in Denmark Experimentarium … Continue reading

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Wyatt of Dodge City – 1/28/2002 – 1/18/2017

Whippet NATCH C-ATCH Wyatt of Dodge City, AV, CD, RAE, SC, NA, NAJ,  O-ECC,  O-NJC, S-EJS,   S-EAC, O-TG-E, S-TN-E,  TNE-600, WV-E, HP-E, CGC “Wyatt”   1/28/2002 – 1/18/2017     Wyatt came to us when he was about a year … Continue reading

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President Obama Honors Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2016 President Obama Honors Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama today named 213 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential … Continue reading

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Patriot – June 7, 2001 to August 14, 2016

Whippet AWC Triathlon Winner HIT C-ATCH Ch Seaspell’s Concord Point, CAVX, CD, SC, OA, OAJ, RE, CRX, OTR, OCC, S-OJC, EJS, O-OAC, TG-O, S-TN-O, WV-O, HP-N, OJC-200, TNO-200, CGC “Patriot”   June 7, 2001 – August 14, 2016   Our beloved … Continue reading

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