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 …

Time Again for Seahawks Football

The first game of the season for the Seahawks was against Old Mill. To clarify, it was the South River Seahawks. The team is composed of boys 12 and under. My grandson, Leo, plays wide receiver and running back for them. Tonight he saw time in both roles. Today, was …

Excuses for not writing

No excuse not to write. Every writer who has written a blog or book on writing invariably notes that a writer knows he or she is a writer by their burning need to write. Anything else is unacceptable. But there are valid excuses for not writing. Today is the first …

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebration at work was one day early–today. A wonderful lady in our organization had returned from an extended trip. She suggested celebrating her return with a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. She volunteered to shepherd the affair. Her idea of a celebration included bacon (regular color) and many …