"Winter's not gone yet, if the wild-geese fly that way."
Act 2, Scene 4
The pic above is not our pond. The pic was lifted from Wikipedia. But we have water, lots of water, and we have geese. The snow is melting slowly, the water is draining slowly, and the geese are, um, contributing.
Last year the courts opened on April 19. We strive to open as early as possible. Sometimes we strive and we strive, but it rains and it rains. We'll see.
The club's opening party and meeting was well attended and wicked festive.
Some sad news: long time member, Daphne Abeel, died last week. Here's a link to her obit in the Boston Globe. She will be missed at the club. When information on a memorial service becomes available, we will post it here on the newspage.
"On the court, tennis players exchange not only ground strokes but lots of information. It's a richly interactive sport, both verbally and non-verbally. If players communicate clearly, simply, and consistently, the game will proceed more quickly, and with less fuss and misunderstanding. Here are a few guidelines that can make the game more fun, friendly, and fair for all...."
We've had some requests to run Craig Lambert's piece, sampled above, on Tennis Communication. (We'd better leave this link up on the newspage permanently.)
The Yearbook link will take you to the last newspage from 2012. From there you can see the whole of the Persistent Archive of last year's news.
Website Note: The time and temperature icon below is a link to a Boston weather site.
Joe DeBassio, Webmaster.
Website Note II: The honey-comb icon is also a link. It takes the clicker to an archive of all the past news pages so that said clicker can read the news pages for the whole year (2013). The less-than link (<) next to the honeycomb icon will take clickers to the previous issue of this year's newspage.