I love this airport! Windsor International Airport just over the Detroit River in Windsor, Canada is coded YQG. Its nickname is Your Quick Getaway! It's only takes about thirty more minutes to get here from home than it does Detroit Metro Airport, and that included a tollbooth and a border crossing of about 10 minutes. … Continue reading Off I go!
Wind can make a game of pickleball even more challenging, especially the serve and service return! The server has to gauge the strength of their serve on whether they are hitting into the wind or with it. Just as importantly, the receiver has to adjust their court position based on the same factors. Here's a … Continue reading Quick tip: Playing in the wind
I'm already packing my pickleball gear again, this time for a 19 day trip to England, Scotland and Finland. Some people think I'm crazy, going so far away just to play pickleball. Rest assured, there's so many more reasons I go than just to play pickleball. My love affair with going to Europe started long … Continue reading On the Road…….to the U.K. Open…and beyond
Today in the United States, we all celebrate Mothers Day. Neither Claire nor I have our moms to celebrate with any longer, but we both have wonderful memories of our times with our moms growing up, and of times we all spent together at our home in more recent years. We each have a little … Continue reading Happy Mothers Day!
I was recently asked this question. "If a ball hits one of the net posts, and then bounces in, is it legal?" The answer is, NO. The IFP Rules book states the following: Rule 12.I - The Net Posts: The net posts are positioned out of bounds. If a ball strikes the net post … Continue reading Rules question – what if the ball hits the net post?
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Click here for my photos! Well folks, I had really good intentions when I left for the US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, Florida last week. I had planned to write a couple of blogs to let you know how things were going, and to share a little bit … Continue reading 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships