Day 347. Switching Sides?

This is a tough one. Fraught with controversy. Full of risk. Because it’s a polarizing subject. REALLY polarizing. But still, I feel compelled to talk about it. To share my feelings. And,back and forth maybe, start a conversation. It all started with yesterday’s WordPress Daily Prompt: “Think of a topic or issues about which you’ve switched your opinion. Why the change?”

Well, I thought and thought and thought. And I was coming up empty. I’m a pretty decisive person; and before I make decisions, I tend to think them through pretty carefully. Long and hard. I don’t change my mind all that often.

So you should know this is a really big deal for me.

What you should also know is, I haven’t completely changed course. Switched to the other side. But I am

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Day 256. Rules Schmules?

I realize this is old news by now, but what was going on in Boston was so much more important.  So I delayed this post.  But it’s a topic I’d still like to table so, with rulesyour indulgence …

Yeah, I’d like to talk about the whole hullabaloo over Tiger Woods, his ‘drop’ at the Masters, the penalty and whether or not he was punished severely enough.  Whether or not he should have been disqualified or, as some have suggested, withdrawn from the tournament on his own.

Let’s start at the beginning.  The very beginning.

Just twenty-two years old when he won his first major tournament, the Masters, breaking a record to boot, Tiger captured the hearts and imaginations of golfers and non-golfers alike.  By June of that same year, he was Continue reading