Category Archives: sports

what’s scarier? Halloween or the MID-TERMS?


Do you have our Boo at the Zoo tickets yet? Pretty called to me from her chair in the den last night while I struggled to catch up on a sea of emails in my office.This past weekend was Laver … Continue reading

Posted in family life, Humor, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

changing of the guard in Queens (New York, that is)


As Serena Williams said in her farewell on-court interview following her loss this year in the US Open, there would be no Serena if it weren’t for her sister Venus. Tennis fans who have followed the professional tennis world for … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Personal, photography, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Serena Wins!


Jumping for joy following her win, Serena Williams flashes the multi-million dollar smile toward the stands overflowing with fans who are thrilled to have tickets to witness the historic match. US Open 2022 at Ashe Stadium in New York City? … Continue reading

Posted in family life, Personal, racism, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

from antiques to basketball via the Seminole Trail


US highway 29 a/k/a Seminole Trail in parts of Virginia – antiques galore for Pretty to explore Pretty and me leaving Jefferson’s Monticello (photo by Susan Moore-Cooke) Pretty in DC at Old Ebbitt Grill established in 1856 While Pretty collects … Continue reading

Posted in family life, Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, photography, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in family life, Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, photography, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments