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Lexical Combat

There is nothing wrong with a little competitive spark. At least that is how I feel today.  I am not writing this to get into a debate about whether kids should just play for fun (and everyone gets a trophy) … Continue reading

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Fear is powerful.

Shushing down a hill while facing near whiteout conditions while watching children unreservedly slip and slide over rails forward and backward gave me pause to consider the power of fear. Fear of catching an edge and smashing into, and then … Continue reading

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September 10, 2014: Cue the Music, because We are the Champions…..

Winning feels good. If you’re saying “Duh?”, I can understand the sentiment, but don’t let that keep you from reading further. Tonight my team won the local winter darts league at the Legion. For those who don’t know, the Legion … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014: Playing and Winning

When I started playing darts I didn’t think about the competitive aspect of it.  I just wanted to play darts, meet people and drink beer.  I am not even sure of the order of those priorities.  Thanks to my diet, … Continue reading

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August 13, 2014: Hitting the Number 81

Today, I played darts badly.  Perhaps, this was the worst night I have had this season.  Since I am not really playing competitively, it isn’t really a big concern.  However, when I am not playing well, I think about quitting.  … Continue reading

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July 2, 2014 Bull’s Eye

I started playing darts in the middle of winter. Pretty much every Wednesday, you could find me at the Legion playing darts. Today was no exception. I don’t know if anyone who reads this blog knows about darts, but I … Continue reading

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