Tag Archives: Sports

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Symbolic Gesture

symbolic gesture: (adj + n) an action performed to represent a meaning beyond the action itself Advertisements

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Poem: A Sporting Try

Why do some endure the trials of sport, While other stand by at the side-lines? I walk the shore, watching birds, Then see the surfers drift Where cormorants should be. The camera lens captures Waves building, then cresting, Rolling foaming … Continue reading

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Athletic Training

Well, I lost badly in our game of Pro-League Hockey (8 – 5).  Need to send my players back to practice, especially after three of my goals were against myself.  My wife always yells at the Washington Cap’s when they … Continue reading

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Toys in the Attic

My expectation of a New England home is that it was built at least a hundred years ago and several generations of a family have lived there.  Furthermore, above all the day-to-day activity is an attic which collectively stores the … Continue reading

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Re-Branding the Redskins

While I do not write often about sports, a conversation over the weekend brought up another issue regarding team names.  Apparently, a Native American group has a campaign going on to rename the Washington Redskins.  This brings up the possibility … Continue reading

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Wide World of Sports

If you read my blog regularly, you have observed that I do not write often about sports.  There are a variety of reasons for this, which I shall leave for exploring some day when I have writer’s block.  Two recent … Continue reading

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Moving: Sports

Dancing is one way we move.  Solo. Social dance. Line and group dance. Mosh-pit. Folk dance. Ballet. Modern.  All cultures have some type of dance.  Sports are another way that we move in an organized way.  A tradition, which we … Continue reading

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