[QUOTE=doggin94it;3532942]Because he - unlike you and Shep - seems to realize that education is a value in and of itself, and (particularly when you already have plenty in the bank) is actually worth more than money.
Which means he has more sound priorities than a good portion of the population.[/QUOTE]
thanks doggin, I was basically going to say the same thing.
And he has earned the right to miss the practices, and is showing his kids that while he is going to lose money, he is showing his children that an education is more important, and that is MORE valuable than the 250K in the bank.