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The Punch and the Privilege

Nobody is going to hit as hard as life. I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. ~ Rocky Life hit us pretty hard yesterday. It was the punch no one saw coming. The death of my friend and former colleague, Sam Merrill, was a powerful uppercut to the chin – a knockout blow to every person who ever came into contact with him. As we slowly come to today, we’re groggy wondering what happened – confused by the referee counting to ten. We can either stay down or get back on our feet. Sam’s death comes at an interesting time for me. I’ve been …