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- you can cage the singer, but not the song – Harry Belafonte (1927 – 2023)
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Flannery O'Connor answered the mystery for me of why I write?
I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.
Tag Archives: rafa nadal
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 2022 us open, arthur ashe stadium, carlos alcaraz, casper ruud, caty mcnally, coco gauff, iga swiatek, naomi osaka, novak djokovic, pretty, rafa nadal, roger federer, serena williams, taylor townsend, the williams sisters, venus williams 2 Comments
“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 2022 australian open men's final, billie jean king, carlos moya, christ evert, daniil medvedev, mallorca miracle, martina navratilova, pressure is a privilege, rafa nadal, record 21 grand slam titles, roger federer, serena williams venus williams, toni nadal 4 Comments
VAMOS! Oh, to be 18 again
Eighteen year old Carlos Alcaraz Garfia upset the #3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas under the Friday night lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2021 US Open Tennis Tournament last night to earn a trip to the fourth round in the … 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 andrey rublev, carloa alcaraz garfia, frances tiafoe, leylah fernandez, naomi osaka, new york city fans, novak djokovich, rafa nadal, roger federer, stefanos tsitsipas, us open tennis 2021 tournament, venus and serena williams 4 Comments
from black magic vaccines to Wimbledon wizardry
Pretty knows I will be grumpy next week because today the two week tennis odyssey known as Wimbledon climaxed with the men’s championship match which pitted 25 year old Italian Matteo Berrettini in his first career slam final against five … Continue reading
Posted in Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged 20 titles for grand slams in tennis for the men, ash barty, covid vaccine not tested and culling population, dick enberg, evonne goolagong cawley, excuses for not being vaccinated, john McEnroe, karolina pliskova, matteo berrettini, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, wimbledon 2021 10 Comments
Nadal’s List of Unlucky Losers
Yes, yes I know what you’re going to say. Why devote time and space to a sports event in the midst of a pandemic that continues to ravage the health and well being of millions of people across the globe? … Continue reading
Posted in Random Tagged 2020 french open, institutional racism, pandemic, political campaign in 2020, rafa nadal, roland garros 4 Comments
and on the flip side…
Canada has a new 19-year-old super star, Bianca Andreescu, who won the 2019 U.S. Open Women’s Championship in New York City this past Saturday. With that victory she became the first Canadian to win a grand slam singles title…ever. #SheTheNorth. … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, racism, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged #SheTheNorth, 09-11, 2019 u.s. open, bianca andreescu, camp david, canada, daniil medvedev, rafa nadal, roger federer, serena williams, taliban 10 Comments
Manic Monday at WIMBLEDON Tomorrow – Feel the Magic!
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive…it’s a train, it’s a plane, it’s Super Manic Monday at Wimbledon tomorrow and my head will be spinning like one of those old antique tops that we recently sold at … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Life, Personal, photography, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged andy murray, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, Wimbledon tennis championships 4 Comments
Closer to the End Than the Beginning
During his interview with the ESPN team following a four-set victory over Kei Nishikori in the men’s semi-finals of the 2016 US Open tennis tournament, Stan Wawrinka was asked if he had an explanation for his winning ways in recent … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, sports Tagged kei nishikori, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, stan wawrinka, the 2016 us open, the williams sisters 6 Comments