Last weekend I competed in a pretty crazy high level sporting event for charity. My partner and I have had a pretty colorful summer. He isn't happy in his life and has a new bad habit that isn't fun for me, aside for being late (tacky) he makes a big deal about my play. That isn't a problem for me because I ignore him. I keep myself inside my game although it's doubles tennis. We lost our first round to a couple who surprised us. You know they say never underestimate your opponent. We did and guess what? They beat us. So we were in the consolation group or as my friend called it "the best of the rest". We did well we won it! So we got trophied up. The best gift though was what I learned while competing. We were down a set and it was love 4 against us. I was WANTING to win and so I was playing to win. I couldn't find the court nor could my cranky partner. It was ugly. So I stopped playing to win and decided to just play. Guess what? We won every single game from that moment forward and for the next day too. It was a magic "Aha" moment. I kept my cool with my head down played to play...that sounds so do-able and yet it's tough to do in this world of Play to WIN! Play to play and be excellent at that, be happy with that!
Listening to the Micheal Vick debate about whether he should be allowed back inside the NFL. I think yes and I hate that he is of the culture that pits should be bred and raised to fight each other. I know many people in our community do it still. It is a show of force and I guess machismo. Okay? Regardless of the animal cruelty. Since when isn't football cruel or brutal?
I smell hypocrisy still I hate the thought of any kind of animal cruelty. I love my puppies madly. He should be allowed to do what he does apparently well. I also think he should be forced to care for animals be forced to give 20% of his pay check to the humane society into perpetuity.
That is what I think would be fair; put him back into the NFL arena for his owners to watch him play for them. There is hardly a difference only they don't shoot the players after they are finished with them...hmmm maybe they should?
Does it shock the world that we have differing levels of service? That we as a species like to see other beings suffer for our pleasure?
We need to hurt things apparently, we need to crush and dominate in order to feel better,bigger, the best.
I think Micheal Vick and Sarah Palin are the same, stupid and supremely violent.
What does this say about the rest of us...dogs?