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Super human

July 30, 2018

We used to go watch The Denver Nuggets in the early days of The ABA. They played in The Auditorium Arena which, if memory serves me, held about 6,900 fans. There was a new player in the league who sported a huge Afro and who could reportedly walk on air. Dr. J was his nickname […]

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Cwaaaazzzzyy!

July 30, 2018

Gregor Dmitrov possesses incredible improvisational skills on the tennis court. If you want proof, just watch these consecutive points played against hard hitting Jack Sock.  

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The Warrior

July 30, 2018

Jimmy Connors was, like John McEnroe, a polarizing figure. Love him or not, he always provided ‘must watch’ TV with his amazing shotmaking and heart of a lion spirit. Surely, he will forever be regarded as one of tennis’ ultimate warriors. When you watch this point, please remember that he was 39 years old at […]

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Wow!

July 30, 2018

It’s labeled ‘the best tennis game ever,’ and if it is not, it still is amazing to watch.    

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Humor

July 30, 2018

They say that British humor is a bit odd. I think it’s flat out funny as can be.  

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Shine

July 30, 2018

‘Who knew?’ ….that an 18 year old singer / songwriter could blow Keith Urban’s mind? For a brief shining moment this young lady owned the stage singing a powerful rendition of a song she had composed. You just might like it too.      

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Cherish

July 29, 2018

Memories are the treasures that we keep locked deep within the storehouse of our souls, to keep our hearts warm when we are lonely. Becky Aligada

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Persistence

July 29, 2018

Sometimes you will think you can’t take it another day. But if you hang in there, one step at a time, you will be able to accomplish more than you ever imagine. Taya Kyle  

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Awareness

July 28, 2018

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. Saint Augustine

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Together

July 28, 2018

You will never look back on your life and think, ‘I spent too much time with my kids.’

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Tennis Hero

July 27, 2018

You ask the average tennis player who their hero is and you’ll hear names like Federer, Graf, Nadal, Navratilova, or…for us older folks, Connors. A name you probably won’t hear is Stroud. I’m thinking that might change quickly after you see the heart of Connor Stroud.    

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Oh yeah!

July 27, 2018

To those who say ‘you must lead an ordered life,’ I say…’Live a little!’  

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Hope

July 27, 2018

I choose to look up and see the eagles soaring… the trees swaying and the rainbows reminding me that life is good… that my eyes, though no longer young can still greet each day with the hope of a child.    

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Superstar

July 26, 2018

Jarius Robertson is a special kid. So funny…so engaging,…and oh so resilient. Here’s hoping his spirit brightens your day.          

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A bit of fun

July 26, 2018

A number of years ago, Tim Tebow was a quarterback for The Denver Broncos. Today, he’s pursuing a career in baseball and excelling in that sport too. Tebow, a very committed Christian, used to take a knee and put his hand to his forehead presumably to give thanks to The One above. He drew quite […]

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Oliver

July 25, 2018

Some say that talent is often demonstrated at very young ages. A very young cowboy recalls seeing Tiger Woods on the Mike Douglas show at the age of three. He wowed the host and the audience. Oliver (age two) may not know a three iron from a sand wedge but it sure looks as if […]

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Gratitude

July 25, 2018

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. Eleonora Duse  

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The journey

July 25, 2018

You have to go through those mountains and valleys – because that’s what life is: soul growth. Wayne Newton

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Love

July 24, 2018

Jackie DeShannon first released this song on April 15, 1965. It was written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach and soon became a classic. The more we see of the strife in the world today, the more relevant this song has become. For anyone not familiar with Sara Bareilles, this song and the duet below […]

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Ouch

July 22, 2018

Drew Goodman is the television voice of The Colorado Rockies baseball club. In a broadcast today as The Rockies played The Arizona Diamondbacks, Goodman said that giving up runs with two outs is a very distasteful way to ‘press the ouch button.’ It made me think about the ouch button as it applies to tennis. […]