My New Normal, Bowl…Bowl…Bowl

My world is trying to return to normal as we near September. For the last thirty years, this would be the time when the bowling leagues wrapped up their summer seasons and the meetings for the fall season held. Well, there was no summer season this year. COVID struck in …

Our Summer with Covid-19

  First, my wife and I are doing well, sitting out the Covid-19 in a half-opened Maryland. Summer Time Covid-19 has affected our usual summer. What do two senior retirees do for the summer? Other years, we would have bowled until early May in leagues. After the leagues, we would …

Military Bowling Championship 2020

The 2020 Military Bowling Championship saw changes to format and venue. This year they changed to South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. This enabled all participants to bowl at the same facility. Past years saw the Active Duty division bowl at The Orleans and the Retired …

Musing…

For an unknown reason, I am at a loss for something specific to write about. This doesn’t mean there are not a myriad of subjects flitting through my mind. It means nothing is sticking. Just musing… Musing, let see what is flitting at this moment. I just finished bowling in …

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 …

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. …

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). …

Five Days to Retirement

The flight from Las Vegas to Baltimore was smooth and on-time. It was the last flight before retirement and the culmination of an enjoyable week. Enjoyable not because I bowled well, but how does one not enjoy Las Vegas? My performance on the lanes disappointed me. My scores were the lowest …

Viva Las Vegas

My wife and I arrived in Las Vegas yesterday afternoon from Baltimore. I am taking part in the 61 annual Military Championship. I blogged about the tournament last January. Interesting flight The flight was one of the more interesting ones I have flown in years. We settled in exit row …