Category Archives: Football and Life

New Season: ALL is Possible!

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Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 93rd season of the NFL.  I must admit, the thumping fanfare on CBS did bring tears to my eyes.  This sport does not only move ME—it moves Americans as no sport ever … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Day!

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MimiSpeaks is on vacation this week, enjoying the three day weekend and gearing up for some great football this week! I wonder what lessons we will learn in Week 1? Have a great day and a terrific rest of your … Continue reading

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NFL Hall of Fame: Attitude of Gratitude

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Another NFL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony did not disappoint.  Huge, strong, accomplished football men baring their souls, sharing their hearts, choked up with love and gratitude for their mothers, grandmothers, coaches, teammates, and more!  Everything a football girl could … Continue reading

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Inspired by Irvin at NFL Rookie Symposium

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                The NFL Hall of Fame Ceremony and Game are less than 30 days away.  These events signal the beginning of the NFL season for me—HOOZAH!  Meanwhile, we have the Rookie Symposium.  The … Continue reading

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Gridiron Greats: A Great Charity

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Retired NFL players have been in the news lately. The fact that Junior Seau chose to aim the gun at his chest speaks volumes. He, like other players, reportedly wanted his brain to be intact for study after his death. … Continue reading

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Did You Find Inspiration?

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Your Monthly Moments from Mimi are coming early, since I can’t think of any impending football moments this month. The NFL Draft delivered bigtime Thursday night. Radio City Music Hall was packed.  Last time I was there was the Tony … Continue reading

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Luck and Griffin: the New Breed

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Transformation to Sports Nut complete.  In the absence of any competitive sports I love this weekend, I found myself watching the ISU World Figure Skating Championships—2012—that I dvr’d last weekend, while I was watching the Masters. . .oy vay.  Skating … Continue reading

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Ray-Ray’s Inspiration After the Loss

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                              I am fascinated by Ray Lewis, the 36-year old, 15-year veteran linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.  He holds many records for achievement on the Defense.  … Continue reading

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This is for Mama Myra

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So the NFL Playoff games last Sunday were not my favorite.  Both teams I was rooting for lost, and the losses were due to mistakes, glaring examples of players not doing their jobs as well as they usually do.  Was … Continue reading

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Action Steps From NFL Playoffs

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                Ahhhh, the NFL Playoffs last weekend delivered as usual:  thrills and chills, dramatic plays, even touching moments.  Three lessons for US in the real work world stand out to me: 1. Turnovers … Continue reading

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