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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 →

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 →

#SOL17 Challenge – Day 27 – Keep It Simple!

Ok, that's more than one than one word, but then again, I've gotten away from the single words blogs, which is ok. This blog is all about going with the flow and the moment! 🙂 Yesterday, this blog, by Ron Sen,... Continue Reading →

Our Tournament Experience

I tried to post this on Facebook, but it just got too long, so I'll write here and post the link there! 🙂 This weekend was the fifth tournament that a small team of seventh and eighth graders has played... Continue Reading →

She Cried, and That’s Ok…. #SOL17

I love coaching for many reasons: teamwork, respect for teammates, the chance to teach on the court, and just a way to keep yourself healthy. It's a sport that if I could make a decent salary at it, I would... Continue Reading →

My Happy Thought: Unexpected Nudges

Yeah, it's not Friday, I know.  Who knows, maybe there will be TWO of these things put out! 🙂 I had a blog started about being positive in the face of a lot of negative stuff.  It's been a hard... Continue Reading →

My Happy Thought – November 15

You know, getting this dang blog done on a Friday is killing me!! 🙂  Yesterday it was school, ball practice, high school play, then home.  From 7:40 AM to 10:15 PM, I had a total of 30 minutes at home.... Continue Reading →

I’d Make a Terrible Varsity Coach

I've spent a fair amount of time in the gym this past basketball season and I've come to the follow conclusion: I'd make a terrible varsity coach. That's not to say that I won't do it someday, I love coaching.... Continue Reading →

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