Category Archives: sports

winning it all – losing everything


ESPN image Coach Dawn Staley and her Championship Team The University of South Carolina Gamecock flag flew atop the South Carolina State Capitol building Monday following the victory of the Gamecock women’s basketball team over UConn Sunday night in the … Continue reading

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it’s April 1st, fool! march madness is over, right?


South Carolina Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley says two more games! The month of March may be over, but the Madness of NCAA basketball has one last hurrah this weekend. The Final Four for the women will be played in the … Continue reading

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leaving moon behind, but you’re still on my mind


Well, it’s Old Blue Monday my paternal grandmother Ma began her weekly letters to me while she sat on her little Singer sewing machine stool in front of the large window that gave her a view of her backyard. That … Continue reading

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going home


As the wheels of our jet plane touched down last Wednesday the 23rd. of February on our runway at the Houston Intercontinental Airport, Pretty shared the news that Texas governor Greg Abbott had sent a letter to the Department of … Continue reading

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Winding down…Under


“Sport is unpredictable. I kept remembering how many times I lost here like 2012 [5 hours, 53 minutes in five sets to Novak Djokovic] and 2017 [Roger Federer in five sets]. I was not ready for these battles, but today … Continue reading

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Alize Cornet, the frenchwoman who (finally) connected!


Thirty-two year old Alize Cornet of Nice, France upset former world #1 tennis player Simona Halep in the 4th. round of the 2022 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne to move her into the second week of a grand slam … Continue reading

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wintry mix, or snow as we call it in South Carolina


So you think you know snow? Ha. We are rolling in it in the sunny South. only one dog outside with me this morning Schools closed yesterday, the day before the snow. Many businesses including our favorite Mexican restaurants closed, … Continue reading

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how is Bully Cat like Novax Djokovic?


I wonder…hm…what similarities do they have… Number 1: Both BC and Novax disrespect their peers. Number 2: Both refuse to go home when politely asked to leave. Number 3: Both Novax and BC will share a tarnished legacy for their … Continue reading

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famous last words: no need to take my phone


I was lost. Not panicky yet, but on the verge. The reality hit me as forcefully as the rain that soaked my clothes, the cold winds that swirled around me. I stopped to remove my fogged glasses which made seeing … Continue reading

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dear Santa, send boxing gloves


Before you ask yourself whether you’ve read this story before, I can say possibly – it’s a seasonal favorite of mine. ********************* “Dear Santa Claus, how are you? I am fine. I have been pretty good this year. Please bring … Continue reading

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