I've really tried to be up on the rules of pickleball. I've read the rule book, several times actually, and have a pretty good grasp of them. Sometimes though, there are situations that really require some extra thinking! Here’s a scenario that had me stumped! Player A unexpectedly hits a soft service return, dropping the … Continue reading What’s the call?
Crazy Pickleball Lady is being read by pickleball lovers in 38 countries! Thank you!! United States United Kingdom Spain Canada Netherlands Finland Thailand Germany Switzerland France Mexico Sweden Ukraine Ireland Hungary Australia Czech Republic Croatia Singapore India Taiwan United Arab Emirates Denmark Costa Rica Pakistan Italy Panama Poland Viet Nam Egypt Japan Austria Sri Lanka … Continue reading Readers in 38 countries!
Fall is upon us.... and is quickly passing. Soon, many will head south for the winter, while others will begin planning for the start of indoor play. And so the challenge begins! So many players, so few courts and court times available. Here’s some questions to ponder. - Will the tennis clubs figure out how … Continue reading Seasons change……where will you be playing?
In my last post, I shared with you the details of the Bainbridge Cup and 2017 Spanish Open Championship. Now, I'd like to share with you some of my own experiences, mostly through pictures! I took most of these myself, however I am also including some from other friends.....which I stole from their Facebook pages! … Continue reading Photos from Bainbridge Cup and 2017 Spanish Open
Well, it happened again. As my plane home pushed back from the gate at the Madrid airport, tears flowed down my cheeks. Just the same as when I left Helsinki in June, this rush of emotions was sudden and unexpected. But, it sure is an indicator of how much I love the people I have … Continue reading 2017 Bainbridge Cup and Spanish Open Pickleball Championships
My decision to write a blog came on a winter day in Colorado last February while sitting at the kitchen table, looking out at Buffalo Mountain! It was a pickleball day, so I wasn't heading out early for the slopes. Just a relaxing morning with my coffee, my computer and a few ideas swimming in … Continue reading Are you “Following” Crazy Pickleball Lady?
Today was the solar eclipse we've all been waiting for across America. Facebook was full of pictures taken of the event from points all over the country. Many described excitement, disappointment or how the eclipse met or didn't meet their expectations. But the best post of all came from my friend, Lynda Ross. Lynda and … Continue reading Is 98% good enough for you?
Often, players will ask rules questions of me. Here's a good one. This question was posed as a result of circumstances that sometimes occur in recreational play due to the friendliness of a game. “Is there a rule, or is it just player courtesy for the server to wait for the receiving team to be … Continue reading Rules question from the courts……