Back in the late 1990s my parents gifted my brother and I each with a set of our very own golf clubs. At that time I didn't know how to play golf, so I took a lesson and was happy to hack my way through 18 holes with my husband - who was then my fiance - or with my family (I can remember one time that the five of us were on three separate fairways even though we were playing the same hole...good times!). If I'm honest with myself, I can count on one hand the number of times I've played golf in the last 11 years. I haven't played even once since having children. I don't have any burning desire to go out and play golf. I don't know that I'll ever even play again. So why have I been I holding onto them? I'm not entirely sure. The more I thought about these clubs, the more it became clear to me that there was a much better use for them than just sitting around in my garage. Just because I had the space to store them didn't mean that I should continue to do so. Well, I'm happy to report that this week my golf clubs made their way to a new home - I donated them to First Tee, an organization whose mission is to "impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf." A very good place for them to be, indeed!
|If ever I'd like to play a round of golf again, I'm sure that I can find someone to lend me clubs for the day or I can rent them - I really don't need my own.|
|If the time comes that I'm ready to try playing again, something that I know will be years down the road (if at all), then I can evaluate if my interest is serious enough at that time to buy another guitar. And hey, I can always find one second hand!|
|As the moon was rising around 7:30pm EDT.|
|Just a short time later around 7:45pm EDT.|
|The moon, no longer looking reddish, reflecting on the ocean around 9pm EDT.|
|The waves were quite large this morning after last night's supermoon.|
I hope that everyone had a magical weekend and I look forward to joining you for another week of Project Simplify with Simple Mom!
"There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls." ~George Carlin