Category Archives: Sports

Hold your corner

I was riveted to the TV screen on Sunday evening. The Augusta Masters golf tournament was coming to a momentous close. I had just got back home. My legs ached, after standing on a pool deck most of Saturday and … Continue reading

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Being fifty, feeling nifty?

Saturday, midmorning, and my inner juices are now flowing at a normal rate. I had a lie in, till 9 a.m. Whoo-hoo! I stretched. I splashed cold water on my face. I did a little thinking about a few things, … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 29)–The story corps

Storytelling. I spent a good chunk of yesterday afternoon at my third grader’s school, as it hosted a ‘book building’ event in support of the Horizons program. Naturally, the children were excited to see and hear, Jarrett Krosoczka, a very … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 28)–I know you can do it

Coaching. My first-born asked me to go to watch her coach her under-11 girls soccer team at a tournament this weekend. As she said, it’s not often that all of the team is being watched by their parents. I thought about … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 24)–Ready?

Match days. When I played soccer regularly I loved match days. From an early age, I had been told that I needed to take care of my body especially on such days. Do not take risks: no jumping off walls; no … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 21)–Test me!

Challenges. As I lay in bed this morning, I really could not sift through the ideas in my head to decide on what to write. I dressed to play golf after I dropped my family off at their desired places. “If … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 9)–Goals!

Scoring goals and tackling hard. It began with boys wearing big leather boots with leather studs nailed into the soles (not the brightly coloured ballet slippers worn by today’s players); playing on concrete playgrounds, in streets, on cinder pitches. When you fell, … Continue reading

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