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Four world champs. Really?

I’ve been glued to watching the swimming at the Olympics. Great stuff, especially since I can record it and not have to watch the commercials or not-sports, i.e. performing arts. I did watch a couple of minutes of gymnastics and … Continue reading

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Looking at powerless mornings or I need my strength

Sandy, as well as all other U.S. Olympians, received an offer in the mail for a deeply discounted, Hilton Suite Dreams Plush Mattress made by Serta. It just so happens that we need a new bed. But, we weren’t interested … Continue reading

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Diminishing Performance

Okay, it was almost three weeks ago that I read it, but maybe it has taken me this long to comment on it because of how shockingly inane it is.  I came very close to immediately canceling my subscription. It … Continue reading

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12th Annual Deep Eddy Mile

The Deep Eddy Mile is up this Saturday, August 17. If you’ve swum this before, you know how much fun it is. If you haven’t, you missed out. This is a truly unique event. (Where else do you get to … Continue reading

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D3s

A few months ago, my older son, Bridger, asked me if I wanted to go with him to see the NCAA Division III National Swimming and Diving Championships, which were going to be in Shenandoah, Tx. One of the high … Continue reading

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Tarnished gold

A few days ago Cameron van der Burgh publicly admitted that he cheated by taking extra underwater dolphins in the 100 m. breaststroke at the Olympics. He said he had to, because others do; not taking extra dolphins would put … Continue reading

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All’s not well with the wells

I swam at Deep Eddy Pool this morning. There’s nothing unusual about that. In fact, I’m not sure I’ve swum there more than anyone else ever has, though I have to be up there; but I feel pretty confident that … Continue reading

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