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My Second Technical

I was part of a referee team that officiated a number of tournament games in the city yesterday. On the whole, the experience was effective, except for one brief moment when I had to issue my first technical foul to… Continue Reading →

The End of an Era

The Green Bay Packers finally got around to doing the inevitable: management fired Mike McCarthy as the longest surviving Packer head coach in the team’s history. As a Packer fan, over many years, I have become very blase about the… Continue Reading →

Taking on the Impossible

Today, I faced the impossible challenge in indoor mat bowling: I was the member of a team of three that on paper was definitely underskilled when compared with our own opponents. As draws go, nobody on our side had international… Continue Reading →

Getting Rid of Some Idols

I have become a curious spectacle of humanity these days as I try to divest myself of sports teams that I have been supporting all these years. Not an easy feat to accomplish because my loyalties go deep as a… Continue Reading →

A Week at the Gym

As members of the local library my wife and I got to use the recreational pass for a week. This offered us unlimited access to the gym, swimming pool and special drop-in classes. As one who has already done a… Continue Reading →

In Tough

This past week I entered an open pairs tournament at my lawn-bowling club. Lots of heavy rollers and rolling in evidence this week-end, and certainly not the place for the faint of heart. So what do I do in my… Continue Reading →

How The Mighty Have Fallen

All through this latest high school basketball season in the province, Oak Bay Breakers Sr. Boys were considered invincible; the team to beat because it was loaded with height, shooting, ball-handling skills and experience. Throughout the season, they lost only… Continue Reading →

Tiger is Right

Recently Tiger Woods announced to the golfing world that he was coming back to play the tour after more than two years off with a multitude of aggravating issues. While in rehab, which included ongoing drug counselling and work on… Continue Reading →

Dodgers, Celtics and Fighting Irish

The above three teams are ones I have followed over the years. Their organizations have an extended history of consistently winning at the national level. 2017 is the year that all three have made an important impact on the art… Continue Reading →

The Dodgers are in the World Series

The last week or so has produced a mixed bag of success for me in the world of sports, what with Rodgers being knocked for the season with a broken clavicle and Hayward receiving a season ending ankle break. These… Continue Reading →

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