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I mentioned in my B.C Provincials recap that Keri and I volunteered at the tournament.  It is a unique experience to be on the other side of the fence, coordinating the athletes to mats, keeping score, or even weighing the competitors in and checking their uniforms for irregularities.  424 more words


Some Literal Fun at a Softball Game

I umpired a softball game yesterday in which the home team came back from 8-0 and 9-1 deficits to pull to within one, 9-8. As the half-inning ended, I walked back to the scorekeeper, who told me, “Now, we’ve got a game.” 66 more words

Routing the Cat

I went a few rounds with my work computer this morning, and in the end came up with a remarkably low tech solution (and without the help of the fellow with the thick foreign accent who called out of the blue claiming to be from the “Windows support service”—I didn’t stay on the line long enough to find out how he thought he was going to fix a problem that we didn’t have). 482 more words


God is the scorekeeper

God meets us where we are — all of us.

I talk a lot about my former friends and how God delivered me from a life of helplessly searching for something in the world. 426 more words


Changing Habits

Today is the first day of the rest  of my life.  All of us can (and probably should) say that every day, but this week marks real change for me.  594 more words


Frequent Question.

“Why are you score keeping, do you even know anything about hockey?”

Every time I walk down to the rink, out into the freezing cold, to spend the next few hours in the scorebox, I realize I am a little bit of a rarity.  257 more words

Personal Opinion

Don't Bother Learning How to "Score-Keep"

As I’ve written before, I officiate high school sports. It’s girls volleyball season, and I must take a scorekeeping class each year.

What I am not taking is a “score-keep” class, and it was this non-word that one of my instructors used last night. 84 more words