Category Archives: Soccer

Fall Soccer Practice

It seems like just the other day that the soccer year started, with July heat and humidity accompanying the early months of training. Wednesday night, Nick’s Richmond Kickers U16 Elite soccer team scrimmaged a U18 Classic team at Ukrop Park … Continue reading

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New Team, New Number

Here are some photos from the 2013 Virginia Cup Labor Day Soccer Tournament in Richmond last weekend. I tried to post them on Facebook, but Facebook’s album loader is not working today, so I’m putting them on my blog before the … Continue reading

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Photoblogging: Signs of Spring in Virginia

Spring robin, South River Valley. First tree blooms — Walmart parking lot, Ruckersville, VA. Eggs colored by nature from our friends’ spring chickens. Early spring training; Nick Faulconer, U15 Richmond Kickers Spring’s first rainbow, Charlottesville, VA; today.

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Homeschooling Snow Day

Today we got the biggest snow of the winter, and we’ve mostly been without power since the storm began. Last night, Nick brought in seven wheelbarrows of wood from the woodpile and stacked the wood outside the basement door, and … Continue reading

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Without a Season: Virginia Homeschool Sports Access

For the first time since Nick was four years old, he doesn’t have a spring soccer season. He is a U15 player for a Richmond Kickers competitive youth travel team, and at his age and level, his teammates will be … Continue reading

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