spitting for sport

Spitting is a repugnance. Sometimes we see someone slosh saliva as they eat, or sometimes, people purposefully hurl wet globs onto the sidewalk. Whatever it may be, it’s not something I’d stretch to witness. It may be a cultural preference or my meandering dogma, but I find it an unpleasant act. I was recently reminded … Continue reading spitting for sport

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is it a sport?

Watching people do things that I could only do in imagination is the lure of the Olympic Games. There is no doubt in the athletes’ abilities, but I have wondered whether some events are truly “sport”. One wary of labels and their confounds may fume over this thought. But the fabrics of sport and art … Continue reading is it a sport?

5 Types of People in a Parade

The 2018 Winter Olympics has officially launched. I am an ardent follower of the Olympics and anticipate amazing athletic feats, as always. To start this Olympic Journey, I, along with millions, watched the Opening Ceremonies. It’s something I feel like I should do before I can partake in the Olympic Games as an irrelevant observer. … Continue reading 5 Types of People in a Parade

second place sadness

No one strives for second best. Even those who know their abilities elude a podium finish never train with a second place wish. That is the most pitiful approach to training. The saddest spot on that podium is the second-place stage. Do not apply basic logic to this situation; second place should be great, much … Continue reading second place sadness

thinking a breakdown

I admire people who can move with grace and beauty. Like a ballerina who floats through the room or a sprinter who runs with tight precision, their agile movements are spellbinding. (My movements cannot be described with the same energy, but being able to waddle through rush hour crowds is good too) Both the ballerina … Continue reading thinking a breakdown