Pipeline 2007 Girls Black at FC DELCO

The Pipeline 2007 Girls Black team competed in the FC DELCO Players Cup 25-26 May. This tournament was the next to last of this season for the team. The team will be at the President’s Cup Regional tournament in a couple weeks. They won their bracket and played in the …

Scrollsawing as a Hobby

The Need a hobby? My wife and I found scrollsawing twenty years ago. It was a fun, challenging hobby. We were avid hobbyists for years. Scrollsawing describes using a scroll saw to cut a design into a medium. Wood is common, but metal is another option. We cut our portraits …

Monday Seniors Bowling League -2019

Monday Seniors League “It’s over!” I said at the Monday Seniors League banquet. How many times have I uttered those words in May? I haven’t counted, but I am sure it has been at least fifty. I said them to my granddaughter as we waited for my wife to call …

Pipeline 2007 Girls Black’s Spring Season

The Pipeline 2007 Girls Black are having a good year. They were finalists at the February APC Premier Cup Girls 2019 Spring Showcase with wins over NJ STALLIONS WAYNE UTD 07 NPL and STA 2007G. The team started the Spring EDP with two-one wins over BETHESDA SC ACADEMY WHITE 07 …

Finding My Soulmate

Almost forty-six years ago, I met my soulmate. I have told the story many times, and this is one more time. Many find it hilarious that I am an avid bowler and we met in a bowling ally. College on the US Navy It was in the Summer of 1973. …

Ever Feel the Need to Rant?

Sometimes I need to rant. Read on. I live on the street opening into our development. We are two houses away from a wooded area that is a wetland. Peeve one-speeding Some drivers in the development don’t obey the speed limit. The community had traffic humps installed on my street …

Ronald Cameron’s Ninety-third Birthday Visit

The rain on the drive home couldn’t detract from a pleasant weekend visit with relatives in Ohio. The excuse for the trip was to celebrate the ninety-third birthday of Ronald Cameron, her cousin. We attended Ronald’s ninety-second birthday party last year on Easter. It was the first time we met …

What makes a good soccer coach?

I may interrupt my soccer coaching career with the Pipeline Soccer Club after the spring EDP season and May’s club tryouts. August 2016, I joined my son-in-law coaching the Pipeline 2008 Boys Gold team. Since I have assisted him with the Pipeline 2008 Boys Red, 2007 Girls Red, and the …

Pipeline SC 2007 Girls Black’s vs Bethesda SC White

Saturday’s game was Pipeline 2007 Girls Black’s first game since finishing as a finalist in the APC Premier Cup Girls 2019 Spring Showcase.     These two teams played twice in the fall, but only one result counted. The game that wasn’t They played the first game on a day …

Riding after dark–Flash Fiction

Sarah was riding after dark toward home on a tree-lined paved path. Mom’s gonna be mad, I am late again. The darkness hid the tree branch laying on the path until too late to avoid it. It tangled in the tire spokes and dumped her. She struggled to untangle herself …