After a loud outburst from my husband, I knew the Bears’ playoff game was over. Bill emerged from the basement in a combined state of shock and awe. The play-by-play of the final moment—when the Bears were down by one point and Cody Parkey hit the goal post resulting in a devastating loss and end of the Bears’ season—tumbled from his mouth. “But it was a great game,” he said. “The whole season has been unbelievable!!!” The next morning, still reeling, Bill headed off to York H. S., stood in front of his first period class—Freshman band—and did something that he doesn’t normally do. He set aside the curriculum for a moment and shared a story. He told them how he had become a Bears fan back in college when he moved here from Denver and of his 35-year loyalty to a team that didn’t often win. But then this season, the new coach, Nagy, brought a different kind of energy and … [continue reading...] about What’s Holding Your Stories Back?