Category Archives: competitive

A Season To Remember

As many of you already know, my son plays baseball. This fall he played for the MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services,)  him and his team represented our town. Jason, my husband, coached. He had four 11 year olds, and the rest were 9 and … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Hello, everyone! I feel like I haven’t written a post on a long time. But it’s only been a week. Some exciting news in this house!! Bailey and his team made it to the Gopher State Tournament of Champions!!!! We … Continue reading

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Athlete Endorsments

I don’t know if you guys know who Joe Mauer is or not but he’s the catcher for the Minnesota Twins and most Minnesotans love and adore him. He was recently given a HUGE contract and it looks like he’ll … Continue reading

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Fair is fair…or is it?

Well. Where do I start? We’ve had a very interesting last 5 days. As you all now Bailey is on the traveling baseball team for our town. This was something he had to try out for. Something we had to pay for. … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Happy Thursday everyone! How was your weekend/week?? Ours was great! We celebrated Easter with the family, and it was a beautiful day. The wind was a bit chilly but we were able to be outside so I didn’t mind. The … Continue reading

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Playing or strategizing

I’m not sure how many of you watched this television program but Paul and I really liked it. It was Superstars and it had an athlete and a “celebrity” teamed up to do some pretty athletic things. They did things like Kayaking and bowling, archery, … Continue reading

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Workplace Enemies

I work at a place where there are 3 separate offices on the same land.  All walking distance accessible.   In my office we have about 20 employee’s. Since I have worked here, there have been these two ladies who do … Continue reading

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Kids Korner

Would you cheat to win?

Posted in behavior, cheat, cheating, children, choices, competition, competitive, differences, games, kids, Kids Korner, losing, people, questions, simple questions, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

To go or not to go to pre-school

My husband and I have 4 kids; 17, 12, 10 and 3, all girls!!  I never sent my older girls to preschool. But since then it seems as preschool has become more and more popular. Or is it just offered … Continue reading

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My New Obsession

This post is partly due to the fact I have some major writers block and due to the fact that I have unleashed my competitive side. I have never really been competitive about anything. Winning was never important to me. … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, behavior, competition, competitive, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, fun, gambling, games, impulses, losing, obsessive, people, poker, problems, things, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments