Well furry and fluffy friends, sometimes a kitty needs to take a break from the day to day routine of taking naps, grooming, snacking and chasing string and go on vacation. About this time each summer, I get a hankering to feel the sand between my toes, dip my paws in the ocean and soak … Continue reading Vacation Time…What Did I Miss? Plus…A Bonus Poem
I can only imagine those were the thoughts of Stan Wawrinka as he stood across the net from the 9 time French Open champ, Rafa Nadal. Nadal...who has played an absolute flawless clay court season this year, who was going for a record breaking 10th French Open title today. Rafa already broke his own records … Continue reading What To Do About Rafa?
Remember that song from the 70's "Torn Between Two Lovers" by Mary MacGregor? You know... Torn between two lovers Feeling like a fool Loving you both Is breaking all the rules Well, that's how I felt watching the Rafa Nadal/Dominic "Sweep the Leg" Thiem semi-final match today. You've got Rafa dominating this clay court season; … Continue reading Torn Between Two Lovers
Don't blink or you'll miss it. Don't sneeze or snooze for a quick catnap or it will be over! I'm talking about the quarterfinal match today between Dominic "Sweep the Leg" Thiem and defending champ, Novak Djokovic. Three sets is all it took for the Thiem to win. 7-6, 6-3, 6-0. And let me tell … Continue reading Tennis Clinic by Dominic Thiem
The 2017 French Open has really been shaping up to be two sides of the same coin. Maybe a little Jeckle and Hyde? Week one was full of emotional drama - tons of personal interest stories. Week two is getting down to the business of tennis. Week one drama: We marveled at the comeback of … Continue reading Two Sides of the Same Coin
Rafa Nadal turns 31 years old today! Feliz cumpleaños, my friend! Yes, his birthday always aligns with the French Open! Purrfectly fitting since he has won 9 French Open titles already and is currently on track to win his 10th next week! And even with guns like that, it was amusing to see him struggle … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Rafa!
Friends, I'm hear to tell you tennis can be an emotional sport, and there's nothing I like better than having a good cry during a tennis match. To explain myself a little better, lets rewind to the 1995 Australian Open quarterfinal match between Pete Sampras (my all-time favorite player) and Jim Courier. Earlier that day, … Continue reading I Get So Emotional Baby