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Tilting at (Golf) Windmills

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:45 pm (UTC-4)
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In the novel by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote takes his lance and “tilts at windmills” as the saying goes, imagining their blades to be a giant’s arms. I can relate.  I, too, have tilted at windmills — and usually lost . . . on the putting green. Not one of those manicured, meticulously shaved […]

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