Monthly Archives: July 2008

In Memorium-Judy Popkin

  The poem below is from The Writer’s Almanac for today: 7/31/08. So apt … I post it in memory of Judy Popkin who was born 8/19/53 and died after a nine year battle with breast cancer on 7/31/99. We … Continue reading

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McCain's Britney Ad a New Low … and It Backfires!

John McCain’s campaign launched an ad that accuses Barack Obama of being more like a celebrity than a leader. Interestingly, in this piece for The Atlantic, Marc Ambinder details the reaction of John Weaver (former McCain strategist and friend) to … Continue reading

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Some USWNT Updates and Other News …

The USWNT and Coach Pia Sundhage are settled in China (Qinhuangdao to be exact) training and doing a little touring, as you can see. The WNT Blog is proving to be a very entertaining source of information for USWNT aficionados. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance USA Style: Women Make Strides, and DV is on the Rise

Even as we celebrate women athletes heading to Beijing to compete in the Olympics, it must be sadly noted that domestic violence and deaths of US women at the hands of those “closest” to them is on the rise. With … Continue reading

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WNBA, USWNT … and Dubya's Very Own Monica!

From the WNBA, here’s a report on how this year’s crop of rookies are faring. From Candace Parker we, of course, expected great. It’s awesome, however, to see the impact of the Charde Houston’s and Candice Wiggins’ and Nicky Anoskie’s … Continue reading

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Mark Ryden on Boltgirl

This is truly amazing …

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Monday Morning Political Stuff

This article and election map on the Huffington Post argues that Obama is going to win handily in November – not even close. Boy do I hope this is true! And the projected win is in the context of media … Continue reading

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Pia Dreams, USWNT News, and a HollyCornblog Update, Too!

Just to keep you up to date … the Red Sox lost and the Phillies won … and there’s nothing from Beulah yet. Rest assured that I’ll post as soon as I see anything! Last night I dreamed that I … Continue reading

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Margaret McWethy Opening at the Egeli Gallery in Provincetown

MARGARET MCWETHY Recent Paintings Opening Reception: Friday August 1 7:00-10:00 pm EGELI GALLERY 383 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657 508.487.0044 If you are in the vicinity, you should definitely stop by and give yourself a treat! If you’re not, the … Continue reading

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A Little Louis Armstrong (or Some Paper Clips) With Your Coffee This Morning!

I stumbled on this offering by Josh Marshall on the TPM website and wanted to share the song Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden singing Rockin’ Chair at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958), as well as the info about all … Continue reading

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