Category Archives: Sports

More the Same than Different

In her poem “Human Families,” one of Maya Angelou’s lines is “We are more alike my friends than we are unalike.” __________________________________ The trip was more than thirty years ago, but because the lesson I learned was so profound, in many … Continue reading

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What Might Have Been…

A friend of mine posted a video on my Facebook page yesterday. He said he was feeling nostalgic. It made me pause and smile. He gets it. I always get nostalgic when it is time for the summer Olympics. I … Continue reading

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Whatever It Takes

  How long does it take to fulfill a lifelong dream?  For me, it was eleven hours fifty-seven minutes and twenty-nine seconds. It started when I was a little kid, back when I was a fan of “Charlie’s Angels” and … Continue reading

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They Should Have Let Her Swim

It wasn’t just a day to celebrate, but also to remember; a day to look back and reflect on how far our nation had come.  Several days ago marked the fiftieth anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech.  On … Continue reading

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More Than A Million Bucks

Thousands were there for the challenge.  Every year rookies and running enthusiasts, as well as some of the world’s finest athletes, participate in the Boston Marathon.  Both physically and mentally grueling, every person, I’m sure, has a unique story as … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero

At first, I couldn’t wrap my mind around it.  Valentine’s Day is supposed to be full of hearts and flowers, lots of chocolate, and telling people how much they mean to our lives.  The theme of the day is love, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Party Started…

A warm hello to my readers!  Thank you so much for stopping by… Allow me to tell you a bit about myself.  I am a wheelchair user in my 40’s, affected by Cerebral Palsy. One of my favorite things to … Continue reading

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