Posts Tagged: bowling

Starting with a clean(ing) slate

The new year is still a month away, but there’s no reason not to start now on wiping the slate clean. Or, in this case, starting with a clean(ing) slate. I’m not a big believer in coincidence. I think life is just life, acting either randomly or quixotically, depending on your romantic bent. “Coincidence” is… Read more »

Wristful of dollars

Miss me? Now that my unplanned and uneventful absence from posting is over (conveniently on a Friday, so I don’t have to do more than one this week), it’s time for more random ruminations reminding readers regarding reconsidering renewing reading Ramblings. Yeah, that had nothing to with anything, I just felt like babbling a bit…. Read more »

It’s all in the wrist

To paraphrase an old adage, health is wasted on the healthy. I mentioned yesterday that I nearly broke myself constructing my Dead Thing Pen for Halloween this year. That’s not entirely accurate, as I actually did indeed break myself. Physical damage is sometimes not always noticed at the time of incidence. For example, during my… Read more »

The power of negative thinking

Yeah, get outta here with your positive thinking blather…the real power is in negative thinking! I was already planning on this blog post when my tennis partner gave me added incentive this morning.  After he made a nice drop shot, after missing several other tricky ones, he exulted at “finally” hitting the shot. I pointed… Read more »

Bowling for dollars

The companion post to the earlier “Bowling for peppers”, we’ll chat a little today about my experiences in a money bowling league and my “transformation” into an honest-to-goodness bowler. Bowling has always been a fun recreational sport.  Many Sundays were family days at the bowling alley and we’d be out with Dad or Mom rolling… Read more »

Bowling for Peppers

We’re going to do a brief interruption of “Food Week” here on the JMD blog to acknowledge the wonderful Valentine’s Day. Hopefully you all have someone to share this day with, but even if not (as with myself), you surely have some one(s) to reach out and remind how much you care for them.  For… Read more »