Friday, June 29, 2012

Sometimes You Win, And Sometimes........

      Those of you that are not sports lovers have been winning this week, because I haven't been driving you crazy with all of the scores, updates and news about the Wimbledon tennis tournament! :-) In fact, you might have thought that maybe I wasn't even watching it, with the scant amount of attention I've been giving it on my blog!
       But if you thought that, you'd be WRONG! LOL I've been thoroughly enjoying the matches!....until yesterday, that is. :-( ...The match between the new-comer Lukas Rosol and "Baby Boy", Rafael Nadal, confirmed why I love tennis so much, and also why I watch each match so intensely, no matter who is playing!...The reason is because I know that, no matter what two players are facing each other on the court, ANYTHING can happen!
      Yesterday ANYTHING happened!!!...Rafael Nadal, the two-time Wimbledon champion, who for the last seven years has not departed a Grand Slam event below the 3rd round, got a royal "beat-down" by the world #100, Lukas Rosol, in a 3-hour and 18 minutes 5-setter, which ended 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4...and which Rosol himself referred to as a "miracle"!

        Nadal refused to elaborate after the match, about what he thought had happened. He probably still doesn't know today! I know I'm still in shock!!...He said in an interview afterward though: "The bad thing of this is anything that I will say now will sound against me. So it is not the right moment for me to say what happened out there because it's going to sound an excuse, and I never want to put an excuse after a match like today..."
       That's why I like Rafa so much! He always plays to his best ability, and no matter what, win or lose, he still gives credit where credit is due...and moves on! :-] ... I'm sure he must have been VERY disappointed!...I sure was!!!...But, to his credit, I don't think he lost one fan in this loss. We know that he did his best and we know he'll be back!! :-)
        I also like what Rosol said yesterday too: "It's always open – it's sport. Nobody's unbeaten. Everybody can lose and everybody can win. We're just people, we're just humans,"..."Before the last game inside I'm not sure if I will be shaking or not because it was the first time against Rafa and first time also in Wimbledon Center Court...You never know what to expect. So it was not easy, and I survive."

      Yes you did, Lukas Rosol!! You survived!! :-) Congratulations to you!...Enjoy it!!

     Some friends sent me some greeting cards recently, and the photos on the front of them are appropriate for this post. After that match yesterday, and hardly any sleep last night...again!...this is gonna be me at some point today...

      :-)) ...But after a bit of sleep, and a few phone calls to my friends, I'll be back to my old colorful self! :-) ...

       I'm working on a colorful crochet project right now too. I'll be able to show it to you tomorrow I hope...And then, over the weekend, I'm gonna be getting started on a custom order for several men's boutonnieres...for someone's wedding! ^_^ Isn't that exciting?!!! And it's for a repeat customer too! to get me some breakfast, a nap, and get ready for today's Wimbledon matches! :-) Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Sloane Stephens, Marty Fish, Andy Roddick and Serena Williams are all still in it!!!....And so am I!! ^_^

Have a good weekend!

Spend some time with your kids,
do the errands you been meaning to do,
do a little grocery shopping,
maybe make a chicken stew.

Organize your messy space,
clean the closets, throw things out,
watch a little mindless T.V.,
and replace the bathroom grout.

Take a walk around the park,
play some board games with your friends,
maybe even cut your hair
(but just a little bit, off the ends).

Take a trip to Grandma's house,
do some gardening in the yard,
give new projects a little finish,
but nothing that might be too hard.

It's the weekend, after all;
It's your week's tail, at a wag;
No need for scurry, hurry, rushing.
No! You want this time to lag! 


  1. Congrats on the custom order!! And get some sleep!! That tennis is exciting you too much! LOL

    1. Ha! Ha! Nah! It's no the tennis that's keeping me awake. In fact, I take naps during some of the matches...and there's always reruns all day. My non-sleeping issues are otherwise! :-)) And YOU know what they are!! LOL...And thanks for the nice encouragement about the custom order. Have a good day!

  2. That is shocking! Nadal is one of the best.
    Happy for you, keep selling my friend.
    Have a lovely weekend.

    1. Nadal's loss was indeed shocking!!! O_O Oh Well. Moving on! :-)) ... Thanks for the sales encouragement too, Priscila!...Have a good weekend!

  3. I have to agree with CinLynn tennis does excite you a lot. I hope you managed to get some sleep after watching such exciting games!

    1. ^_^ It does, but not to the point of sleeplessness...I have hormones for that! LOL...Sleep is not my friend these days...sports or not!


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