Friday, February 17, 2017

Snowy Courts



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  1. Paul Fussell..."Tennis has suffered a bit in class since the proliferation of free municipal courts, but still, at its best, it requires a handsome and expensive costume, equipment, and "lessons" and thus qualifies as an upper-middle-class enterprise at least." from the book, "Class". Tennis courts any time of year evoke thoughts of leisure!

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    1. Nice to see people quoting my favorite Fussell's book!

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    2. Can the same be said of golf too because of the proliferation of municipal golf courses? I've not read Fussell's book, but it sounds like he is lamenting the phenomenon.

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    3. Fussell on golf..."Golf is slipping a bit now as a high-status sport: today you can even overhear high paroles discussing their games." -1983

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  2. it is quite calming to appreciate the silence of an outdoor court during winter knowing that it will give way to a hub of activity next summer.

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