My first double!

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We were short a player tonight, which meant that I was throwing 3 rocks instead of 2. In addition to that, I was throwing second and held the broom when our skip threw. I usually play lead, so I am more accustomed to putting up guards, but today I had lots of opportunity to practice ...

The Hammer

This weekend hubby and I participated in our first 2-day bonspiel in Ridgetown, Ontario. For those of you, like me, that haven't previously heard of Ridgetown, it's a small community south-west of London, not far from Chatham. For fellow Canadians that follow curling on TSN, I'm sure you have seen these two Johnny "The Hammer" Chow commercials. Well, ...

I can’t move

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I woke up this morning with every muscle in my body aching. I had already anticipated this. We were in a curling bonspiel yesterday. Our 5th place finish (out of 19) was a little bit heart breaking. We played well, but there was one game where we were short a player. ...

Wipe out!

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I have a feeling I'm going to be in a lot of pain tomorrow. I completely wiped out tonight at our curling game. Nelson threw a fast rock, looking to take out 5 of our opponents rocks, and we were sweeping for line. Just as I was thinking that running and sweeping ...