TEXAS SWIMMING

Friday, August 28, 2015

Recent Fishin' Pics and More!



Bobby's blacktip shark and bull red:




Leon fighting and landing a ray:




A few jobs:

The YMCA of Abilene needs a swim team coach

Highland Village needs an assistant age group coach

TeamFINS needs an assistant head coach

We have room for four (4) two (2) one (1) more teams in our Fantasy Foosball league.  It's FREE and champion will get a trophy.  Info here

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Quote of the Day


When everything is said and done
there is nothing left to do or say.

via The Times-Tribune

Darryl Dawkins

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Quote of the Day


A window of opportunity won't open itself.

(via Twitter)

Dave Weinbaum

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Quote of the Day


You measure the size of the accomplishment
by the obstacles you had to overcome
to reach your goals.

via biography

Booker Taliaferro Washington

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Quote of the Day


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued,
is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you
will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.


Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Quote of the Day


Forget past mistakes.  Forget failures.
Forget everything except what
you're going to do now and do it.

via Buick Factory History

William Crapo "Billy" Durant


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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Fantasy Foosball 2015


via digital operative

Our league is FREE and the champion will get a groovy trophy.

Past winners:

2005 - Hill (dirtybuttcrackheads)

2006 - Hill (dirtybuttcrackheads)

2007 - Montoya (The Slum Lords)

2008 - Button, Jr. (YouAllSuck-JustQuit)

2009 - Button, Jr. (YouAllSuck-JustQuit)

2010 - Tonya S. (sugar hiccups)

2011 - Button, Sr. (Mansfield Maulers)

2012 - Katie (Smack&Cheese)


2013 - Katie (Smack&Cheese)

2014 - Button, Sr. (Bait Campers)

Only room for nine (9) more teams in this year's league.  Sign up through your Yahoo! account:

League Name/Link: Texas Swimming

Live Draft: Monday, September 7, 8:00 p.m. (Central)

Quote of the Day


I got hit in the head pretty hard.  My
clock ran backwards for two years.

via NASCAR

Elzie Wylie "Buddy" Baker, Jr.

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Monday, August 10, 2015

We're Back!



We hit the summit on July 30.  Got back to Texas on August 5.

Link to the blog (with plenty of pics from the thru-hike) is here.

Links to the journal:

Start (keep clicking on "Next" to read in order)

Finish (keep clicking on "Previous" to read in reverse order)

Links to the "bests" lists:

First Third

Middle Third

Final Third

Doctor visit this a.m. went well.  Lost sixty pounds and blood pressure has dropped a bunch.  Blood work and foot x-rays scheduled for tomorrow.

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Quote of the Day


People remember Don being a country bumpkin,
which he wasn't, and Howard being a pain in
the ass, which he was.  I was the law and order.

via newstimes

Francis Newton "Frank" Gifford

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Sunday, August 09, 2015

Quote of the Day


The most common way people give up their
power is by thinking they don't have any.


Alice Malsenior Walker

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