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Discussion: Perspectives: Laughing at yourself

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Oct. 20, 2021
Bruce M
Men's 55
101 posts
Perspectives: Laughing at yourself
Can you relate? I'm working off the Tee at a ballpark. I spin one out and into the skate park. The kids are furious. They scream at me, "Hey, aren't you a bit old to be playing T-ball??!" After apologizing for the ball intruding upon their skating, I laughed. From their perspective, I WAS practicing T-ball!

Second scenario: I'm at a tournament between games. My teammate and I go to the local coffee shop. The barista looks at our uniforms and says, "Hey, I wasn't aware the kids were playing today. What team do you guys manage? I explained that we were players, not managers. She looked at me with a blank look on her face. I had to laugh.

I love this game.
Oct. 20, 2021
Turning2
Men's 70
184 posts
Bruce M. - Iíd give you ++ for both of those, canít make this stuff up. Iíll have to remember the T-ball accusation, thatís classic.

Wait til youíre in the 70+ age group, we get a lot of second looks but for a lot of different reasons. Got to love it
Oct. 20, 2021
softball4b
Men's 70
1207 posts
Maybe if you had not been hitting from 2nd base there would not have been an issue.
Oct. 20, 2021
Fabe
Men's 60
452 posts
Mahalo for the smiles this caused for me! Situations like these n Braddahs like you make this game da Bestest! Aloha, Fabe😉
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