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To Bowl or not to Bowl; That is the Question

If you have been reading my blogs for a while, you know that I enjoy bowling and have been bowling every Saturday morning at 8:30 for years. Recently, when Rick Coffman, my bowling buddy, and I arrived to bowl at Liberty Lanes, … Continue reading

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Advil, the Miracle Drug

Rick Coffman has been my Saturday morning bowling partner for oh so many years. We can’t remember when we started bowling, but it was probably back in the 1980s. Our first bowling alley burned down after being heavily damaged by … Continue reading

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Strike Face

While my bowling buddy is gone for the summer and at least part of the fall, I’m bowling with Dimitris, who, before he arrived here in the states to live with me, had never bowled. At first, he looked for … Continue reading

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My Friend, the Bowler

Years ago, when both of us were teachers at Northeast High school, Rick Coffman and I began challenging each other, first at Trivial Pursuit. In that game, we were not evenly matched, and my getting whomped by him every game eventually … Continue reading

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“The” Shot

My bowling buddy, Rick Coffman, and I have been bowling for years. So long as we are in town (and not on vacation), when Saturday morning rolls around, we are bowling. We started bowling at a bowling alley on 34th Street … Continue reading

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Breaking the mold

I am very much a creature of habit. I live alone so I have a place for every single thing. More than a place for things, I have a schedule. I stop and get 5 hot wings every Sunday after … Continue reading

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Jim and John (revised)

I have a friend named John who has a pet peeve. He cannot stand for someone to use the phrase, “going to the john,” meaning the bathroom. His being upset by that usage is reason for him to be confrontational … Continue reading

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