There are a lot of people walking around in America with superior attitudes that have absolutely no basis in reality, and I regret to say that especially as a doubles partner, I am one of them.
I mightta been a little delirious but nothing too heat-stroke-y. I’m not gonna let things get that out of hand.
One of my rules is I have to be a sober gopher while on the quest so as to bring back a reliable report.
Instead of playing to win, I started playing to play.
One of the many things I like about this tennis quest is that I get to make all the rules, which means I also get to break them.
The balls went bouncy, bouncy, bounce and we bounced along with them, having pure fun.
Jumping is fun, but if you land on flat feet then you’re literally right back where you started.
I was under the delusion that you got some mulligans for unsporting behavior in team tennis, though this has never been the case in sports or in life, either.
I’m on a quest to play tennis on every free public tennis court in Los Angeles. This was my daughter’s idea, which is one of the many reasons why I like it. I have, over a 20-year LA tennis career, played on about two dozen different courts. And by courts, I mean the entire facility. Continue reading “#480: Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Rec Center / HomeState”
Treating water as precious: one of the MF’s goals. He has bathwater waiting to be sump-pumped out of his bathtub.