Athletic Antics

Athletic Antics She stood frozen at the edge of the diving board At an early age Joanne Faries demonstrated absolutely no athletic ability In Athletic Antics her latest humorous memoir the author describes ridin

  • Title: Athletic Antics
  • Author: Joanne Faries
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • She stood, frozen, at the edge of the diving board At an early age, Joanne Faries demonstrated absolutely no athletic ability In Athletic Antics, her latest humorous memoir, the author describes riding her bicycle into the back of a car climbing trees and sliding not on purpose down them scraping every inch of her body plus surviving the duress of junior high field hShe stood, frozen, at the edge of the diving board At an early age, Joanne Faries demonstrated absolutely no athletic ability In Athletic Antics, her latest humorous memoir, the author describes riding her bicycle into the back of a car climbing trees and sliding not on purpose down them scraping every inch of her body plus surviving the duress of junior high field hockey, lacrosse, and volleyball YMCA swim achievements Tadpole, Minnow, Fish, etc were halted by the diving board and the teacher nemesis, Ruthie Would Joanne move on to accomplish Flying Fish and Shark Could she squint enough to see the other end of the pool There are men who sing hallelujah upon the birth of a left handed son, a future Hall of Fame pitcher Left handedness can be a blessing or curse In archery class, being left handed did not result in a murder, but it came close In regards to tennis, Joanne s initial serves baffled her opponents and nabbed a few wins Joanne used every English teacher pass excuse possible to work on school newspapers or yearbook, but sooner or later she faced the horror of gymnastics and had to inch her way across the four inch by sixteen foot balance beam of death Track and field was not her forte, nor was basketball, soccer, or any sport involving one s hands and or feet As a follow up to her memoir My Zoo World about her fear of animals in an animal loving world, Joanne Faries looks at her athletic life in quirky fashion Laugh at her foibles, identify with her unattractive gym class attire, and fall off the ski tow rope on the wrong side with her Athletic Antics covers an assortment of sports, and according to her Wii Fit Plus, Joanne Faries cannot walk a straight line.

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    1. We can't all be star athletes, and if the truth be known, there are a lot more of us mediocre athletes around than there are Olympians. But most of us haven't written a book about our athletic mishaps, and then invited the world to laugh along with us about them.And laugh you will, too, because this book is funny as all get-out. Anyone who can remember the agonies of da feet and defeat from ye olde gym class days will especially get a kick out of this book, but I think there's something here for [...]

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