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Today's memory-making moment: T1 scores header goal in soccer, from outside the box. His team loses, but he is named Man of the Match. Who's a proud mumma?     Image sourced:  

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Scoring at soccer

Saturday here. Just ticked over to the afternoon; the morning spent with the children's sport shuffle. I left home with Our Girl before 8AM to get the two netball matches, this week in back-to-back time slots. Hubster left home about an hour later, and took both boys to T1's soccer match. After netball, Our Girl… Continue reading Scoring at soccer

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Rash and Anxiety

A small gathering stands to one side of the pitch as the family arrives. They hang back from the group. The woman's brow is tightly drawn. She grips the arm of her husband, as if keeping him with her. His face is unreadable, but he offers a slight nod. With his left hand, he nudges… Continue reading Rash and Anxiety

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Miracles Happen

Twelve boys from a soccer team, and their coach, are now freed from their underground cave experience, some eighteen days after going missing, and nine since they were discovered, alive, in the subterranean system. How is that for a good news story? If this doesn't make you happy, I'd be willing to wager that you're… Continue reading Miracles Happen