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Memoral Game Day!

Hi! No, I’m not dead just haven’t had a lot of spare energy since I started a new job. But with the three day weekend in effect it’s time for an entry. To ease back into things I’ll start with something straightforward: talking about getting together with some friends yesterday for a gameday.

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Game spotlight: Bocce

Ever played Bocce? It’s a pretty fun game. I sometimes describe it as “horseshoes with a moving stake” when teaching people how to play. Basically you have a little ball about the size of a golf ball and each team or each player has two larger balls about the size of a softball. The object is to roll or throw the big balls as close as you can to the little one. Closest one scores a point, or two if two of the same color are closest (you can also get two points for actually resting against the little ball but that’s exceedingly rare).

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