And if one kitty isn’t enough, then they get the black one :).
My family and I are passionate about tennis. It is a great outlet and a great workout.
There are certain things that as you move up the tennis food chain in terms of skill and competitiveness, you consider a weapon. Some guys have forehands, some can stick volleys, others can hammer serves. Me……..if I need to pull it out of the hat……er bag, it’s the kitty!
Not many come tougher than this kid. Zoom the photo. Look at the shoe on the left foot-leg. Still has a monster forehand when he can get planted correctly, but I’ll say, a bit nerve wracking for me to watch, and lecturing him about not pushing off, landing weird, or even reaching for the ball…..if […]
Arguable the greatest tennis court ever, is in Portland Oregon. It’s not the court, greatness of courts are in many many places. I’ve played on the clay in Jamaica, that was cool, the clay and grass of Palm Springs, that was cool, and on the hardcourts of so many places, it all starts to get […]
Two sons, four years each of high school, spread across 9 years of tennis…… Somewhere along the way, and roughly 150 high school matches later, all the dual matches are done. We’ve watched both sons play a lot of tennis, and as of three days ago, it still hasn’t really hit me, but we’ll not […]
2015……almost March………and the high school tennis season is upon us next week! This is my favorite time of the year for me to watch tennis, I was a high school coach of tennis a few years back, for a handful of years, and the best part of it is I just simply enjoy(ed) watching kids […]
It’s called the US Open, not that US Open, but our version of the US Open……well not “ours”, but locally, the VTC US Open doubles. We get lucky though because despite my email to the director bemoaning the lack of players………..and my email to the director, I figure, is for naught……..the director emails me back […]
Monday AM, roughly 630am that is……..I spring out of bed…..spring…….nobody at 48 years young springs out of anything for the most part…….but today, I spring. No pain, no lactic acid, nothing. I’m a bit tired, but I am amazed, I feel really good. Last weekend, VTC tourney, last Monday AM, every muscle in my body […]
So here I sit writing my first blog……it’s sort of spiritual for me, a combination of writing and tennis too. Writing has always been something important to me, for the most part, the ability to write well and read well, in my opinion, is so very important in todays economy……but lets not get into this […]