Sore Cheeks

Gold Canyon, Arizona

Carol came down yesterday for a visit and some pickleball play. We are signed up for a tournament and will play on Tuesday.

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I am also playing with Bill, a man I met at Flathead Lake in Montana. When Bill heard that I would be staying in Phoenix near his winter home, he asked me to play with him at a couple of tourneys.

He came to our resort so we could practice a bit together. I played with Bill, and Carol played with Jimmy–one of the better players here.

We had a blast! So much fun, great competition, and hundreds of calories expended.

Carol said that our cheek muscles got the most sore from all the smiling and laughing we did while playing!

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Bill is by far the best player among the four of us, and he gave us all great tips and hints. By the time we were done, I felt like I had had a lesson.

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And I can’t wait to practice all the things I learned next time I play!