Tag Archives: Swimming

Nothing is Foolproof – Nothing

CAUTION: THIS IS NOT A FLOTATION DEVICE. DO NOT LEAVE CHILD UNATTENDED WHILE IN USE. USE ONLY UNDER COMPETENT SUPERVISION. Even something so simple as a classic vinyl beach ball isn’t foolproof. We sometimes loose sight of the meaning of … Continue reading

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XXX Olympics – An Opinion

As one who has had occasion in times past to put the shot, I find the Olympic Games both elitist and boring. Most of the children in the world haven’t got a pool to pee in much less the means … Continue reading

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Oh, My Head!

This story is based on an actual event in the summer of 1988. I took my then six-year-old son to the public swimming pool at Jackson Park. As he was a non-swimmer we stayed and played at the shallow end … Continue reading

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