the funniest thing – yars

He was relentless, elbowing me or sending me tumbling to the turf again and again, Read the rest of this entry »


he who hesitates is wise – yars

With thirty players and one referee, there’s a lot of policing that goes on in a rugby match but not much fighting. Read the rest of this entry »


learning something – yars

At eighteen I joined a rugby club. Read the rest of this entry »


question authority – yars

By my mid twenties I had been playing rugby for eight years and was a fixture on the A-team. Once after an injury, broken wrist, or maybe one of my five shoulder separations Read the rest of this entry »


aardvark away…. YARS

Of all the T-shirts I have owned this is my favorite. I traded for it in the 1970’s with a teammate from New Mexico.

As far as I know, it is the only known image of an aardvark as it breaks away from the pursuit and heads for the goal line. Read the rest of this entry »


i take my jameson straight

Envision if you can a refrigerator with a head. That would be CC. Read the rest of this entry »


upset stomach – yars

Eddie C was red and rough and covered in freckles.  Read the rest of this entry »


shade trees and ringing bells – yars

I actually heard birds singing, and people were calling me from far away. Read the rest of this entry »