Softball

Game On: And Then There’s Softball

Comments Off 18 August 2007

Big. Everything is big right now.  Life is huge and expanding.  Explosive.  On fire.  Pounding, pulsing, pushng. My work life is as challenging, energizing, and inspiring as it has ever been.  Limitless. In the face of a week so incredibly professionally taxing, my body has found the point of exhaustion, rejected it, and moved on.  [...]

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Gear, Running, Softball

Gear Friday: Socks That Will Change Your Life

2 Comments 03 August 2007

Welcome to the first-ever edition of Gear Friday – my weekly dish on all the gadgets, gizmos, and gear that are currently rocking my world (and should be rocking yours, too). In 2003, I played just over 100 softball games. I was on 5 league teams and a tournament team that played 1-2 times per [...]

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Softball

I Am the Legs.

5 Comments 25 June 2007

I play competitive womens softball tournaments with the most talented team that I have ever been lucky enough to be a part of. Almost all of the women on my team are former All-Americans, some of them several times over. They have won national championships together, traveled across the country together, and spent long, hot [...]

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Softball

Softball is Here. And it’s different this year.

Comments Off 18 May 2007

Center field is a wide stretch of green with my name on it. We are two outfielders short so I am playing right, right-center and left-center. My team is full of well-trained place-hitters and I am fielding batting practice. Because I’m the youngest they like to toy with me so just after they send me [...]

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Running, Softball

Casper

Comments Off 21 August 2006

I realize that I’ve been talking about the Hood to Coast as if everyone should just know what I mean. Basically, the HTC is a 195 mile race from Mt. Hood down to the breakers at Seaside, Oregon. The race is run relay-style by teams of 12. Each team has two vans carrying 6 runners [...]

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Softball

PDX Softball, Flu Style.

Comments Off 17 June 2006

Friday night was fog. My head was pounding, splitting. I was functioning at 30%. I had to pick up a rental car, pack my softball bag, prepare food to eat during the tournament, and… finish a pretty major project for my sister. I’ve got some kind of sinus infection, or flu, or god-knows-what. I dragged [...]

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