Monthly Archive: March 2004

Cock-a-hoop

Cock-a-hoop

Yesterday’s word of the day at wordsmith.org was cock-a-hoop. Here is the entry: cock-a-hoop (kok-uh-HOOP) adjective 1. Being elated or exulting, especially in a boastful manner. 2. Askew. [Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from the...

Hooping made her day

Hooping made her day

Amy and I hooped at the Berkeley Marina today. It was just the two of us. At one point a woman pushing a bicycle approached us. The first thing she said was “If I...

Tips For Close Quarters

Tips For Close Quarters

It’s not every day that you can take your hoop to the park, and hooping inside takes up a lot of space. Here are a few tips (mostly common sense) for hooping in close...

Dream Hoops

Dream Hoops

You know you are an avid hula-hooper when you dream about hooping all night. After recurrent dreams of hooping and waking up swiveling my hips in the bed, I did some research into the...

Stilt Hooping

Stilt Hooping

When springtime hits Seattle, people get this irristible urge to run out and play. Last Saturday we had the warmest day we’d seen in months, so the stilts and hoops were brought out to...