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A Great Evening, a Wonderful Win: A Senior’s Reflections

May 18th, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

I didn’t like basketball for a whole lot of years. If you had gone from one end of the court to the other, with everyone screaming, and finally realized it was because you hadn’t dribbled the ball at all, you might have felt a twinge of embarrassment too. But now, all these millenia later when that memory has been shared too many times and you know more about basketball than you did then, and you can watch in the comfort of a den on a 50″ screen, things change. The Suns whomped the Spurs and the next set promises to be equally stimulating. It is fun, at a later age, to come to the permission to enjoy such entertainment, skill and wonderful excitement.

Never a sportsman of any kind in any arena, it is interesting that I can give up my poor performance for the sheer joy of cheering on the team of my choice. Never one who ever was able to play, to excel at any sport, I can now