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Disappointment, Then, What?? #SOL18

In past blogs, I've talked about my daughter and her singing. She sings like an angel, a really powerful angel, but an angel all the same. #smallbodybiglungs So, imagine my surprise when she tells us that she's not singing our... Continue Reading →

Swimming and Life #SOL17

My youngest daughter made the varsity cross country team as a freshman. She was fast, strong, and was seemingly invincible in her attitude towards her sister, her parents, and life in general. Fast forward to this year, her senior year. She's... Continue Reading →

Junk sport? What Junk Sport?

I'll qualify all this by saying there are no junk sports, period. Regardless of where our children focus their energies, that's what's important to them. If we are 100% behind them, we are part of the problem. That being said, I'd... Continue Reading →

The End of an Era #SOL6

Tonight was the end of an era. Our daughter, Gabrielle, made the choice as a third grader to join the local swim team instead of playing softball. Tonight, she saw the water for the last time as a competitor. She missed... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts – The Power of the Team and the Individual

This one is a hard one for me to write because there's just a lot of stuff going on all around me and it's really jumbled in my head. If it comes out that way here, I apologize. This week,... Continue Reading →

What, Another Happy Thought?

Yup. This Saturday I spent another afternoon in a natatorium (look it up and laugh).  It's been a constant from the end of August through next Saturday, watching my daughter swim.  She's a breast stroker and not much else.  She's always... Continue Reading →

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