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 …

Pipeline 2006 Girls Black EDP 2019

The Pipeline 2006 Girls Black team began their EDP 2019 spring schedule the past weekend. The team played two games and went one win and one draw. The Saturday game was against the A3 Royals. Pipeline played A3 to a nil-nil draw on a cold, windy night. This was a …

Pipeline 2007 Girls Black Update

It is time for an update on the Pipeline 2007 Girls Black team’s 2018-2019 season. My last update was 22 October 2018. Pipeline EDP Results The team finished their EDP winter season with a record of two wins, one draw, and six losses. The two wins were shutouts, and the …

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.