This weekend I’m at the Veterans Invitational Soccer Tournament, a nicely-run operation in Evansville, IN. My son plays on one of the Indiana Olympic Development state pool teams. Players are sorted into squads and have to learn to improve together over the course of the two days. This makes it different from when they play on their club teams, since the emphasis is on development and problem-solving, not on ‘winning’. That’s what the ODP coaches say. Continue reading
Ovid is to credit for the title; he is not to blame for the content, a place for which was the purpose of this site.
The two lines in his Metamorphoses that precede the title words read:
Ante mare et terras et quod tegit omnia caelum
unus erat toto naturae vultus in orbe
“Before the sea, the earth, and the sky that touches all
there was one countenance upon all of the world” …
quem dixere chaos: “which they call chaos” Continue reading