Betty Barr Boilesen
- Home Court Advantage
By Doug Boilesen,
The croquet court
that was envisioned by Mom for an area next to their Barr family
house at River Ranch in the 1930's never happened.
But after marriage
and a move to the suburbs of Lincoln, Nebraska her own backyard
lawn became home court for her croquet dreams. From 1960 to
2001 in every season of the year croquet became a tradition
of competitive fun, as expected as dessert after a family gathering
for a holiday or birthday.
The following is
a sample of some of those croquet matches.