Tag Archives: River City Rowing Club

My wife’s broken leg upends our orderly life

  I woke up at 6 a.m. Friday, went into the kitchen to make coffee and saw the red light blinking on the phone-answering machine. My wife, Carol, had left for the Port of Sacramento at 4:30 for her rowing … Continue reading

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Playing sports may open door to a lost part of yourself

For the past year, my wife, Carol, has been getting up before dawn three to four days a week to participate on a rowing team. She labored for months to complete the novice training and has advanced to the intermediate level. … Continue reading

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Race starts new chapter in her rowing life

Katie, right, and Linda crowd into Carol’s car to head to a race. Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream. With retirement on the horizon a year ago, my … Continue reading

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Row, row, row your boat

      Competitors from the River City Rowing Club, from left, included: Jackie Ratliff-Richardson; Fei-Yian Yoong; Edie Csaposs; Carol Voyles (in back); Debbie Boersma; Linda Paumer; Shari Lowen; and Makai Magie.   The Golden State Indoor The Golden Rowing … Continue reading

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Rowing keeps her young in spirit

    This Saturday is the big day: the Golden State Indoor Rowing Championships. I admit that I hadn’t heard of this esoteric event until my wife, Carol, came home last month and announced that she would be competing in … Continue reading

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