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It’s Patriots’ Day! It’s Boston Marathon Day!

It’s Patriots’ Day! It’s Boston Marathon Day!

Written by on April 15, 2017 in Poems for Runners, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Monday, April 17 is more than Tax Day this year.  It’s Patriots’ Day too!  Which means it’s Boston Marathon Day! Best Wishes to all runners for a safe and satisfying run! Boston Strong!

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Wimbledon Time!  Tennis Time!

Wimbledon Time! Tennis Time!

“A Blessing for the Tennis Player”   The early Wimbledon rounds are going on right now.  Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to watch any of them yet on TV, but in past years some of the most exciting matches have occurred in the early rounds. And it seems, always, that one or more of the […]

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Time for Tennis!

Time for Tennis!

  Time for Tennis! A Blessing for the Tennis Player   A timeless game. No clock. Just shots. Great athletes. Maria Sharapova won the Women’s French Open title yesterday in three sets.  Nadal beat Djokovic today after losing the opening set. An incredible match! We may never see players as competitive as Nadal and Djokovic […]

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It’s Golf Season!

It’s Golf Season!

  It’s Been Golf Season For Awhile Now   The Masters is over.  Sorry!  I’ve been busy!  Mothers’ Day. Nurses Week. The Boston Marathon. Anyway, I have added a couple of downloadable golf pieces.  $1.49 for a 10 by 8 inch download. And $0.99 for a 6 by 4 inch download.   See these pieces […]

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The Boston Marathon: Boston Strong

The Boston Marathon: Boston Strong

Monday, April 21, 2014: The Boston Marathon   Congratulations, Boston! Except for the fact that Rita Jeptoo was the repeat women’s champion in record time, and except for the fact that Meb Keflezighi was the men’s winner, and that he was an American runner, nothing of significance happened! Well, many others completed the race, and […]

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The Boston Marathon. Monday, April 21. Strong! Really Strong!

The Boston Marathon. Monday, April 21. Strong! Really Strong!

Monday is Patriot’s Day in Boston. It Is Boston Marathon Day also.   We know what happened last year. It will not happen again. Boston is strong. As we watch, we will remember those who were killed or injured in last year’s race. And those who lost family members will remember how lives were lost […]

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Runners: It’s Time to Run!

Runners: It’s Time to Run!

Spring is Here. Are You Ready, Runners?   It looks like spring, but only on the calendar!  In Chicago, we still have snow on the ground, though some has melted. But they say more is on the way.  And it’s going to get cold again. Someday, spring will be here, or maybe we’ll skip spring […]

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Golf Season? It Seems a Long Way Off . . .

Golf Season? It Seems a Long Way Off . . .

Written by on February 25, 2014 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things, Poems for Golfers with 0 Comments

When Will It Be Golf Season? This has been one long winter, hasn’t it?  December was cold. I don’t even remember if it was snowy.  January was both cold and snowy.  And February has been more of the same, and the end is not yet in site, except maybe on the calendar. The same snow […]

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The Chicago Marathon Is Here

The Chicago Marathon Is Here

Written by on September 24, 2012 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things, Sports with 0 Comments

To the first time marathoners . . . For those who are running their first marathon, there is nothing else like it . . . well, almost nothing. You’ve trained for it: hours of running, miles on roads and trails, aerobic training, cross-training, eating correctly. You’ve done 3 miles and 6 miles and 12 miles and 18 […]

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Ron Santo: Hall of Famer, Finally!

Ron Santo: Hall of Famer, Finally!

Written by on July 17, 2012 in Health, Juvenile Diabetes Poems, News, Sports with 0 Comments

Ron Santo finally will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend.  It is long overdue. The following poem was written in 2010 in honor of Mr. Santo, who gave so much for so many kids, and especially those with juvenile diabetes.                 For Every Kid: A […]

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