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Just Breathe #SOL18

Well, I've missed my last two Friday blogs, not for lack of trying, but for lack of energy. Last week, I was in bed at 8:30, and it's been 9:30 for a while now. I don't have a TV show... Continue Reading →

And They Cried….and It Was Ok #SOL18

Smack me if you've heard this story before! 🙂 It would appear that this team is growing on me because here I am, writing my Slice of Live (late, again), talking about my basketball team. But then again, it's that... Continue Reading →

8th Grade Basketball 2018 #SOL18

I've been blessed of the last couple of years to have teams who have been gifted with some amazing talent, and their records have reflected this. Basketball has come easy to these girls and it shows. #twogreatseasons Walking into this... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts: Why Coach Youth Basketball?

We are into our season with a tournament last Saturday (surprisingly well played), a game Tuesday (a meh kind of game), and last night (a "have you played before" kind of game). The above is said with a great deal... Continue Reading →

Happy Halloween!

  Ha! And you thought this was going to be a Halloween post! #foolmeonce We had practice this morning, and after practice, we have cinnamon rolls and chocolate milk. I get changed, hang out with the girls to listen to... Continue Reading →

Random Thoughts – Coaching Stuff

Last night, we got beat 52 - 18. The half time score was 25 - 12. #ugh Up until the last two minutes, when we were "only" down 20, I was pretty pleased. This is a team as a school... Continue Reading →

“What’s the blue in your life?” #SOL

I enjoy Facebook, period. I enjoy seeing pictures of friends, stupid cat videos, the educational stuff that's out there, and the positive energy I can find from people with whom I wouldn't expect to come. I logged on a little... Continue Reading →

#SOL17 Challenge – Day 5 – Basketball

My word of the day: basketball. Yup, basketball. Now, I know my 5 of my seven readers are thinking, "Good grief man, let it go," but seriously, it's in my blood (that and the season is done!). It's that classroom... Continue Reading →

Fran and Handshake That Never Was

Ok, disclaimer, I didn't watch the Iowa/North Dakota basketball game last night. Being on the "no cable, no dish" plan, with crappy DSL service, I feel lucky I can run NetFlix without  buffering. The joys of being a techie in... Continue Reading →

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