A Girl and Her Mean Tetherball Swing

My friend Heather recently sent me this pic of her girls discovering the game of tetherball.

My friend Heather recently sent me this pic of her girls discovering the game of tetherball.

The only sport I was good at was one that required good eye-hand coordination and not much else.  So I was the kid to beat at tetherball.

Over the years I’ve reflected on my “tetherball career.” Perhaps I’ve gotten better and even less beatable in the 50 years since I lived off Greenbelt Road. And maybe that mean neighborhood boy wasn’t as mean and snooty as I remember. But what’s real clear in my mind is what I learned from playing tetherball.

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