Posts Tagged: golf

Back in the swing?

So here’s a funny situation for you: retired man, physically capable, time and money on his hands, lives in South Florida… …and doesn’t play golf. Yes, I know, it’s as if the very laws of science and nature are breaking down before your eyes! Rather than have Earth’s axis snap and this pretty blue-green globe… Read more »

A senior moment

Every year for the past 20 years, I have usually grown a beard for the winter, shaving it off roughly six months later on my birthday.  This generally coincides with being bearded for Thanksgiving. The last couple years, I forswore the beard and went fuzz-free through all the seasons.  I was bored with the baby-fresh… Read more »

Water hazard

I recently got in touch with a good friend of mine with whom I’ve been playing phone tag for most of this year.  With her birthday at the end of this month and mine at the end of next, we usually schedule a combined birthday dinner where rather than I pay for her and her… Read more »

Blast from the past – # 3 of 2011: “Spanking whitey”

Continuing our best of 2011 blogs with #3: Golf, or as my friend sometimes calls it, “spanking whitey” (hey I don’t make ‘em up, I just report ‘em), is the ultimate mind-games sport.  It’s terrible and terrific.  Exciting and exasperating.  Frustrating and fun.  And all of that can come on a single hole. Whoever created… Read more »

Spanking whitey

Golf, or as my friend sometimes calls it, “spanking whitey” (hey I don’t make ‘em up, I just report ‘em), is the ultimate mind-games sport.  It’s terrible and terrific.  Exciting and exasperating.  Frustrating and fun.  And all of that can come on a single hole. Whoever created the concept of hitting a tiny round object… Read more »