Florida Thoughts

 


While I was watching Syracuse play Florida, I couldn’t help but think I had seen Florida’s coach somewhere before.

 

Oh that’s right, he’s that guard from Providence. Duh.

I know a lot of people had this game pegged as a very important game, and that’s understandable seeing as how this was our first game against a major conference opponent, but the truth of the matter is this was the single least important game of the season. Your shocked right? But it’s the truth. Don’t think of this game as a single game but as one half of a back to back set. Going one and one in this tournament is a perfectly … Read More »

Joy of Bocce

Its the warm sun shining down upon you, the caress of a cool breeze, the smell of freshly cut grass wafting through the air, and the childlike sense of wonderment that comes from playing outside on a sunny summer day. It’s the idyllic surroundings; a wonderland of nature far from the hustle and bustle of civilization but close to cherished friends and family. It’s the tactile pleasure of throwing a ball, the sense of accomplishment that comes from making a perfect shot, and the special kind of camaraderie that only exists when good friends get together to play a great game. Whether you’re noble in victory or magnanimous in defeat, whether you pass out drunk or stay … Read More »

Symposium de la bocce (how to excel at turbo style bocce)

Let me start by saying that this is a guide to help people who are looking to master the art of Turbo Bocce. My first suggestion is that you take the time to learn the rules of Turbo Bocce. Once you’ve done that, you will be ready to come back here and start learning the finer points of the game. Ok, go find the rules now and read them . . . I’ll wait.

Back yet? Good.

Turbo Bocce takes place on two battle fields. The actual field where the game is played, and the far vaster location inside the human mind. If you come to the battle armed with the proper mental weapons the odds are you will emerge … Read More »

Triumph of Humanity

Mankind has always created things to make their lives easier and more enjoyable. It’s a result of the intangible spirit all humans are infused with that makes us the most beautiful living things on this planet. Though knowledge may be forgotten with time the ability is always there. Look at the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. All this knowledge was due to people having time to spend on R&D to discover it. People that have essential needs taken care of can discover all the hidden and astounding secrets that this world holds.

It was in this vein that the competition field for TURBOBOCCE was created. Though it doesn’t compare directly to engineering … Read More »