Wednesday, February 18, 2004


Well, now I've shot my day of rest completely. Moments ago I learned that Tim Derk was in the hospital. Virtually no one in San Antonio knows Tim....and everyone in San Antonio knows him. He is the man who is the super creative, wonderfully talented mascot for the San Antonio Spurs, as the Spurs Coyote. He's always been in costume and has kept his identity a secret to many.

Apparently Tim suffered some type of brain disorder on Friday. The Spurs organization peeled away any illusion of anonymity today saying it's "important to give San Antonio the opportunity to pray specifically for him."

I ask that you join me in doing so. He has brought many people great joy over the years, I hope he will be able to continue to do so.