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Learning Golf Terms: The Language of Golf

June 3, 2017

One of the major keys to success in any endeavor is to learn the language of the thing that you are trying to accomplish. Learning key golf terms and being able to demonstrate their use in casual conversation tells fellow golfers that you belong. It reassures them that you understand the rules and customs of the game, and that they can count on you to follow them. After…

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The Adventures of Chunk

June 1, 2017

Wanting to be more civic minded and give back to our community, my husband and I became involved with the Kansas City English Bulldog Rescue (KCEBR).  Shortly after becoming volunteers, we were asked to foster an older dog named “Chunk.” His owner had died in hospice, and Chunk didn’t have any place to go. The KCEBR took him into the foster program, and placed him in a temporary…

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The Swing

May 29, 2017

My husband and I went back to the driving range last night to hit a few balls. We both were pretty sore (upper body) so we went through some yoga moves before heading out. I love yoga and the way it makes me feel. I’ve been an athlete most of my life, and due to injuries have had to rethink my attitude towards exercise. Low impact exercise is…

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Day One on the driving range…

May 28, 2017

The day was perfect: the sunshine made the air warm, and a gentle southern breeze kept the bugs away. There were few cars in the parking lot which meant that there wouldn’t be very many people on the driving range to watch me fail. Failure is a funny thing. We all fear failure to some degree, but we actually learn more when we fail than we do when…

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Birthday Surprise!

May 26, 2017

My husband was so proud of himself. We have only been married a short time (second marriage for both of us), and have been looking for a way to get out of the house and do something together that we both enjoyed. We tried biking together and although it was fun, there weren’t many places nearby that we could bike. Being the problem solver that he is, my…