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Stop making up stories about why you're sad and just be sad

Tonight’s Derby practice was hard.

I’d been developing a bit of Derby related anxiety for a little while. I was headed for my first patch of burnout syndrome as a referee (I’ve made it through a couple as a skater) and for some reason felt like I needed to make a choice about whether to stay or whether to quit. 622 more words


Players play the game at the level you allow

I had a center referee assignment this weekend where the game took a turn for the worst.  The final 10 minutes of the first half were concluded with a violent conduct red card given to a player for punching another in the face.   1,413 more words


Why is this a winter sport again?

Hi everyone, long time no blog, I know. This is approximately 95% due to exhaustion and 5% due to writing blog posts in my head which makes me think I’ve updated when I haven’t. 364 more words

Liga MX Referee Assignments: Apertura Week 2

The referees, assistant referees and fourth officials for the second week of the Apertura 2014 Liga MX season.

Monarcas Morelia vs Atlas
Referee: Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán… 229 more words


Four Pieces of Publishing Advice You Haven't Read Elsewhere

So I’ve just attended an Institute for Humane Studies online workshop on publishing. It consisted of a talk by Michael Munger, and then we broke into smaller groups and IHS associated faculty would give you individual advice on getting your research published. 733 more words


How I started refereeing

I think it’s probably worthwhile giving you a sense of where I was coming from before getting into Roller Derby so that those of you coming from a similar background can relate this better to your own experiences. 1,367 more words