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Wednesday Roam -- Friendship and the Bocce Court

The previous owner of my house was a “Granola Person” as my realtor called him.  He and his wife were nice people who had great expectations for life in the desert. 564 more words


Bocce Ball

History of Bocce Ball

Bocce ball is considered one of the oldest Outdoor Sports around. As a matter of fact, it can be traced to as early as 5000 BC. 591 more words

Outdoor Sports

Flatiron School Week 7 - BocceGame built with UIDynamicAnimator

UIKit Dynamics

In my spare time, I wanted to look at animating physics collisions so I found UI Dynamics. It’s a part of UIKit that has some build-in functionality to animate physics based interactions. 1,373 more words

Flatiron School

Coupon Offer

CafePress offers coupon good for this week only!

The new Joy of Bocce logo got rave reviews last week.  I’ve uploaded it to my virtual storefront at CafePress.com, placing it on t-shirts, caps, mugs and other items.  290 more words


International Rules

The following photos are from the 2002 North American Bocce Championship held at the Highwood, Illinois Bocce Club. A brief synopsis of play follows – for more info go to Back Issues and click on… 513 more words

General Bocce

International rules primer

Here is a three-and-a-half minute video of international punta raffa volo singles play where there happened to be no hitting, just pointing. Notice how gently the rolls are on the synthetic surface at Michigan’s Palazzo di Bocce. 175 more words


International Rules

The international game is very different from the bocce most of us hackers are used to. It is highly structured and a bit complicated until you get the hang of it. 1,361 more words