We played softball together in the mid ’70’s
and continued until I turned 40.
Then I played volleyball –
sometimes we played together
when I turned 48 –
I was getting too old – I turned to golf
and today – we still get together
drink a few beers and swing away
me more often than him! LOL
I am 9 years older – but we first met on the softball field
I went to his wedding
and we have been friends ever since.
We worked together before we moved
and along the way he introduced me to his friend Buck!
We ended up living right across the street from Buck and Cindy.
And we all would meet up-
and to this day some 35 plus years later – we still do!
Every 4 to 6 months we try to do this –
going from one house to the other
Buck and Cindy live just South of Wilmington N.C. now.
Jim and Dottie now live in Va. Beach area.
And of course we live SW of DC.
Our journey from back home – NWPA and SWNY has evolved
But we still stay in touch!
These three together laugh and laugh –
and they sneak the fireball!
Esp. when we golf – it almost always is guys vs. the gals.
And let me tell you – NO STROKES !
Jim wants to give strokes -and they will whip us!
We have played for years and years even up
and most often it comes down to one stroke difference!
We all were Bills fans – we kind of adopted the Redskins
only because when we moved -no one carried the Bills.
We tried for three years – there were two Sports bars
but it took a long time to get to them in DC traffic.
So – we still followed the Bills and watched the skins.
But Cindy and Buck – Dottie and Jim have remained die hard Bills Fans!
We got together this season in Wilmington
and all went to a Sports bar called the Lazy Pirate –
where we watched the Bills win!
On our trip to Northern California – at a Sports bar –
in old town Sacramento!
We have been trying to get Jim and Dottie to come along
with us on one of our trips.
Maybe this year they will!
It will happen one of these times
Maybe Nashville – or Gatlinburg or Oregon!
Who know where it will be next!
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