Bitten by the Bird Watching Bug

It started simply with a wild bird feeder hanging from a deck hanger. It was, maybe, two hours before the squirrel found this source of new food. It shared the knowledge with its pals, and the birds rarely had an opportunity to dine, but squirrels were getting fat.

Surviving to the 100th Blog Post

I posted my first blog on October 5, 2016. It warned I would share things I found interesting and that I hadn’t a particular theme for the posts. I have been true. I have posted some about family, about my favorite pastime—bowling, about writing a novel, about the Pipeline soccer teams I help coach, and more. There are Ninety-nine in fact.

Vacation to South Texas in July

Vacation to high temperatures Who takes a vacation to South Texas in July? We hesitate to say it is my wife and I. And we brought two grandchildren with us. It was in the high 80’s when we left Maryland in our RV. We saw the temperature gradually rise as …

Williamsburg Bowling Tournament, April 2018

Williamsburg Bowling Tournament I am proving a glutton for punishment on the bowling lanes as I continue to return to Williamsburg, Virginia. Last year I posted about the conditions the Williamsburg tournament presents to one and all. This year, only four of us ventured to Williamsburg the weekend of 7-8 …

Bowling Movie Star Dreamer

I have dreamed of being a movie star, in my dreams. The desire peaked with the release of The Kingpin. It is a movie about bowling and bowling is the only sport I am proficient. I tried golf and my scores equaled or surpassed mine on the lanes (triple digits). …

Advantage of a fertile imagination

I envy those who have a fertile imagination and have little difficulty finding a topic to blog. I, on the other hand, sit in my recliner staring at the blank computer screen. I sit wishing the words will write themselves, but my wish is in vain. Nothing appears until I …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red at SAC Columbus Day Tournament

The SAC Columbus Day Tournament ended with PIPELINE SC RED (MD) in the finals against MARYLAND RUSH MONTGOMERY LIONS 08B (MD). The route to the finals started with a game at 8 am Saturday against CARROLL MANOR FORCE (MD). Pipeline took an early lead but was not able to hold …

Pipeline 2008 Boys Red vs FCSC

It became obvious they looked forward to the coming game. Once everyone was present, the team warmed up using the exercises they knew from training. The game started on time. Pipeline boys had the ball first.  The striker sent the ball wide and within the first minute, Pipeline scored. This …

Pipeline Soccer Club at OGBC Capital Cup Labor Day Tournament

When the Pipeline 2008 Boys Red team agreed to play in the 2017 OBGC Capital Cup Labor Day Tournament, they were not prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Harvey to make an appearance. The first game was 10 a.m. against Freedom Force. Harvey showed early and stayed around for the …