Saturday, April 2, 2011

Babooshka Monday

Here is an argument for heightened focus in athletics, as depicted by a real incident in my life. (Thanks for capturing this, Anna.)

I was a camp counselor for three summers. It was the best time of my life. On Babooshka Monday (a holiday we invented), my friend Liz and I were singing Fiddler on the Roof out the door of the cabin.
The sun was shining. It was a beautiful day, and we had 15 minutes free before dinner. Liz challenged me to a tetherball match.

1. The match begins.

2. The volley.

3. The distraction.

4. Struck in the face!

5. The apology hug.

Have a very nice day. Please remember to focus.

6 comments:

  1. Oh my word! You make me laugh. I am so glad that you have that experience caught in pictures. :)

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  2. I've never met you, & only seen you once at Mt. Masochist 2008 I think. Through your blog I do know you. You are me: Only smarter, funnier, younger, & oh yeah; female. Please keep the stories coming.

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  3. Haha, ALDO, thanks! I'm glad you are me...or I am you. That's funny! I hope to meet you on the trails sometime. Please say hi! Happy running, and thanks again for the compliments!

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  4. That is my sister Liz! She is the most awesomest sister in the world.....but she does have a tendency to hit people in the face. Ask her about the guy who's nose she broke while playing for the boys soccer team.

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  5. Haha that's funny! Hi Liz's brother! She is the BEST. I'm living in Williamsburg near her this summer, and I am so so so so excited. I'll have to ask her about the broken nose... :)

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