March Madness ended with a bang last night in the chambers of City Hall. The field…nothing short of exceptional. As far as we know, at least 5 of the 30 candidates had most of their mental faculties. The battle was fierce, the carnage was epic, and in the end, one man was left standing. But not just any man. Not the man that 172 of 174 ESPN analysts had as their “locks.” No, no! What we got here is a bonafide Cinderella story.
A man named Murph.
Murph’s resume may not have been as prestigious as the Subway Sandwich Artist or as tailor made as the Columbian guy that failed to attend a Chilean flag raising. But he lists his hometown as this place called “The Highlands”…which has yielded some of the greatest leaders this earth has ever seen…William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Robin of Locksley, Pat Donovan of Van Greenby, to name a few. That’s good enough for me. I look forward to getting to know this guy a little better over the coming years…and as you can probably tell, “the pleasure is all on this side of the table.”