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Phys. Ed.

The beginning of junior high was the ending of recess. The stultifying regimentation of classroom attendance was extended to the mandatory subject of physical education or “phys ed”. As much as I tried to enjoy phys ed, I couldn’t bear … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Sportsmanship

A couple of weeks ago, I stayed up to watch an Interleague baseball game between San Francisco and Oakland.  My Giants had just returned from a triumphant road tour and were back at AT&T Park.  It was at home that … Continue reading

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“Happiness lies first of all in health.”–George William Curtis I used to absolutely, completely, totally hate physical education classes in school.  The loathing solidified after grade school recess became organized into game playing.  Dodge ball is a nightmare sport for … Continue reading

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