Friday, March 8, 2013

Friday Favorites | Sports

Friday Favorites
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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things

We all talk a lot about books on our blogs, but what about other things we like? Friday Favorites is a meme hosted by Epic (Chocolate) Fantasy that gives book bloggers a chance to gush about something other than novels.

To join in, grab the button code, write a post about your favorites for the category of the week, and post your link below. Thanks for participating!

This Friday's topic is:

I like sports -- yes, you can be bookish and athletic at the same time, although judging by the current condition of my ankle, I'm not sure I qualify as the latter.

Softball: I've been playing softball forever, so it kind of had to be on this list! This is my college club team -- I'm the tall one.

Football: I enjoy watching it. It makes particularly good background noise, especially if you don't care who wins.

Hurling: The greatest sport no one has ever heard of. It's Irish and sort of a cross between lacrosse and Australian rules football, only without any rules. It's awesome.

College basketball: While I can't stand pro basketball, college basketball is much more fun, especially if I'm watching the ACC (because then I might actually care about what happens).

Quidditch: What kind of bibliophile would I be if I didn't include a fictional sport on my list? (Yes, I know people have made it into a Muggle sport, but until they can fly, I refuse to count it as real Quidditch.)

Short one today -- what are your favorite sports? Don't forget to stop by next week to share your favorite animals!

1 comment:

  1. True, I have never heard of hurling. It looks intense, though! And of course you can be bookish and athletic at the same time--show me who said you couldn't, and I will squash them. (With my oh-so-formidable ballet-dancer/writer arms, but still...)


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