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“Hope Springs Eternal”

I just read a synopsis of Michael J. Fox’s latest memoir, “No Time Like The Future,” and it reminded me once again not to have the nerve to complain about … anything! This man, who founded an organization to end Parkinson’s Disease through medical research, is a model...

The Majestic Mercy Point (a ping pong blog)

     I was being beaten really bad. Nary a point for me towards the end of the game.  Now I consider that a case of depraved indifference.  The guy who is depraved, you should understand, is the guy doing the whipping (i.e., not me).  Don’t confuse that person with...

Winning Ping Pong (even if you lose) Part II

First, let me say this: If you’re not having fun, you’re not winning.  If winning at ping pong has become your sole purpose, your primary mission in life, then go see a shrink or something, because you’re barking up the wrong tree.  Maybe you should find something to...

Winning Ping Pong (how not to stink up the joint)

Remember:  It’s a game, it’s only a game.  Now, having said that, I realize that everyone wants to win.  Some are serious about it – some very serious – while some seem to take delight, judging by their lasting smiles, in just playing “for the fun of it,” winning not...

A Great Match ( ping pong blog)

     Here is some wisdom that encapsulates a winning philosophy in tennis and ping pong:   Keep the ball in play against beginning and average (intermediate) players and you will win most of the time.  Consistency – not making mistakes - is the key here.  Try not to...

Part II: Expunge The Sponge

I was a kid from the 50’s living in Flushing, New York City.  That’s when Flushing had only 3 Chinese people there – and, by the way, I knew all of them. Wait, wait, I forgot, there was Ling Ling, too, so there were four.   No, no, I’m sorry.  Mistake.   Ling Ling was...

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