Tag Archives: soccer

I scored a goal!


I’ll be the first to admit that I totally suck at sports. I usually play defence and for some reason I was put on forward at soccer practice this week and lo and behold, I actually scored a goal…but get … Continue reading

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Mosaic madness


Finally, after my course in Ravenna two years ago, I have ordered my hammer and chisel. Yes, that’s right, I am going to try and make another mosaic only this time I’m flying solo without my teacher to correct all … Continue reading

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Return of the soccer babes


After a very lazy summer and an additional 8 or 9 kilos added to my waistline, my soccer team, Mamme Praese, are back on track and kicking up some serious turf. Admittedly, it takes a bit to get me motivated … Continue reading

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Pour me some sympathy


If you were to come to my house right now you would find an assortment of wine corks under the couch, under the bed and maybe even in the bathroom. So let me clarify a few things before you visit…yes, … Continue reading

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Just call me Princess Leah


Although Miss Regina Coco is the Queen of the household, I feel that I’m doing a pretty good job at holding up my end as Princess too. Last Tuesday, my friends and I played laser tag for the first time … Continue reading

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Sports r us


Warning to all my male readers…this post may contain the words boobies and food. Read at your own risk! Yesterday I bought my very first sports bra! I know, at 46 that isn’t saying much is it? But, now that … Continue reading

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Fireflies, soccer moms and alien hookers


When I was ten I joined a local soccer team. Growing up in a small town full of Italian immigrants, soccer was the number one sport. My team was called the “Fireflies” which pretty much sums up how much we … Continue reading

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