Posts Tagged: sports

Don’t wait for facts to mess up your opinion!

Two catchphrases that should not be used together:  Ignorance is bliss.  Express yourself. We have a little brouhaha down here. Actually, it seems like the whole country is interested.  Or at least has an opinion.  Fortunately, no one needs to wait for facts to have one of those! In the time following the strange departure… Read more »

If we’re hit by a hurricane, it will be my fault…

I had to do it.  I tried to wait.  I did.  But I had to do it. The gate was literally hanging on one hinge (the top one, thankfully), so I broke down and called a handyman that my friend recommended to come and fix it (along with sundry other handyman-type jobs). Of course, the… Read more »

Don’t those OTHER players look dopey?

The psychology of sports fascinates me.  What is unique is the fact that none of us are aware of it in the moment.  It is only during those times in between, where, should we care to, we can see the impact the games have on us. As the NBA regular season was winding down and… Read more »

Bear with me

A few days ago, my publisher asked me for a few “fun facts” about myself for their social media campaign.  They wanted unique or amusing items that could be easily tweeted (which requires a brevity I find so challenging, I don’t even have a Twitter account). I offered up a few one-liners to them and… Read more »

Some rules are made to be…followed

What would “Quirk week” be without a posting quirk?  Looks like we’ll have to complete the week on Saturday.  Until then, read on… Some might say following the rules is not really a “quirk”.  I disagree and I base my opinion on the fact that so many people disregard rules. There are a number of… Read more »

Unlucky stiff

<Quirk week will be delayed a day for medical reasons as detailed below.  Now, read on…> Wow.  Just wow. I recognize the inevitability; I do.  Combine the irresistible force of continued physical activity with the immovable object of advancing age and I know that I am going to incur increasing chances of soreness.  But still,… Read more »

Tennis, anyone?

Regular patrons who have stayed awake throughout reading my blogs have pieced together a few clues to my likes and dislikes, one of these being my enjoyment of playing tennis. I am incredibly fortunate to live in an area where tennis can be played every day of the year.  Even on those few mornings that… Read more »