Monthly Archives: January 2008

Another Cool Site (From My Sister)

I’m listening right now to some dark classical music on Musicovery.  It’s Tchaikovsky’s Symphony #6 to be precise … conjuring highly dramatic scenes from a million movies circa 1940-1960.  Anyway – you should check out the site.  My sister said … Continue reading

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Thursday Miscellany

Nothing yet on the Australia front … Oh No!  I see that the Belmont High Girls Basketball team lost to Franklin High by two points – after soundly beating a top team in their class (Mascoma) on Monday.  Wonder what happened.  (This … Continue reading

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New York, New York

A few NYC-related items … Re. Mr. Clemens … Oh boy, I do so hope that Roger gets nailed on this whole steroid HGH thing.  He must be sweating it, with Andy Pettitte set to testify. And  it looks like … Continue reading

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Does Nicole Kidman Find Moderation a Challenge? (Lame, but Still Looking for that First Australian Reader)

So yesterday morning I noticed that my knees were hurting while I was running on the treadmill.  I thought, immediately, “That probably doesn’t happen to Nicole Kidman or Naomi Watts … or even Russell Crowe … or that Crocodile Dundee … Continue reading

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Great News! And Another Cool Thingie from My Sister … and a Totally Random Thought

The GREAT news is 🙂 George W. Bush gave his LAST State of the Union message last night.  Here’s Obama’s response. Want to know what was happening the year you were born?  Check this out at the Infoplease site and … Continue reading

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Pia in SI & Soccernet … and a Smidgeon of February Camp News … and a New Assistant!

Here’s a great article about Pia from Sports Illustrated that someone just posted on BigSoccer.  (Thanks!)  And here’s another from ESPN’s Soccernet.  What a breath of fresh air … psychologically, tactically.  Hallelujah!  (No wonder Sweden put her on a stamp!) And … Continue reading

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Monday Morning (You Sure Look Fine)

Today I have NOTHING scheduled!  I probably shouldn’t say that, as it’ll just upset you if you’re reading this before heading out the door to start your work week.  It’s not that I won’t be doing stuff .. and not that some of it … Continue reading

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Something Green

A friend sent me some informaton about a site called Catalog Choice which lets you identify catalogs you want to stop receiving … and which apparantly actually WORKS!  I guess you select the catalog you want to cancel, enter your customer number from … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Your Zip … and Other Miscellany

My sister, who is a fairly regular supplier of interesting internet doohickeys, sent me this cool link for checking demographic data about your zipcode.  Mine’s 03224. Meanwhile, if you want to elevate your blood pressure without exercising, read a little … Continue reading

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Despicable? Duh!

This is just over the top enraging.  Why do we not have the will, the backbone, the integrity … to oust these despicable individuals?  I remember hours on the treadmill at my gym back in the winter of 2003, watching … Continue reading

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