Monthly Archives: July 2009

RIP Judy

In memory of Judy Popkin … … on this, the 10th anniversary of her death. We miss you, Judy! … and we remember … Sleeping In The Forest by Mary Oliver I thought the earth remembered me, she took me … Continue reading

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Sky Blue FC Shocker and Other Stuff

What’s up with Sky Blue FC, anyway?  The sudden resignation of Kelly Lindsey as coach … along with her assistant … just seems weird on the face of it.  Weird and mean-spirited, as the players are still in the running … Continue reading

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Dang, Dang, Dang

Alex Scott was red carded in the 5th minute and the Breakers played heroically for 88 minutes … but fell to the Freedom 1-0 … and fell in the standings to 4th place.  With two games remaining, this is getting … Continue reading

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Randomness Rules Today

There will be no rhyme or reason to what follows … so be forewarned. Here’s William Shatner reading Sarah Palin’s farewell speech as it was meant to be read – as a poem!  (And I’ll add that this is the … Continue reading

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So Sonia

As Sonia Sotomayor’s confirmation approaches crunch time, some GOPers are lining up in opposition.  In an op ed in USA Today Jeff Sessions has written “I don’t believe that Judge Sotomayor has the deep-rooted convictions necessary to resist the siren … Continue reading

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Muggy Monday Morning

Sounds like this is going to be the story of the week.  The mosquitoes may well have managed to take over the world by Friday. The WPS play-off picture is falling into place a bit more, with the weekend’s action … Continue reading

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I Know You'll Find This Hard to Believe …

… but it’s a grey, rainy morning here in NH.  Cool, too.  So much for mowing the grass today! At least the weather was decent for last night’s Breakers’ game.  I didn’t go, but it looks like the B’s worked … Continue reading

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How They Do It in St. Paul … etc.

In case you haven’t seen this yet on You Tube, this almost made me want to get married … ;>) httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-94JhLEiN0 And thanks, Alison, for the quote – and Boltgirl and Alice, for sharing your opinions.  (Lack of Phillies’ love … Continue reading

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Here's What I'm Wondering …

Is it better to post nothing when I’m in a rush – or something, even if brief? Is it better to mention that the Phillies are back on track and Palin’s popularity is dropping as she exits?  Or should I … Continue reading

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How'd it Get to be Thursday So Fast!

Quick stuff this morning, as the dogs bark and the sun makes its way through the green leaves and into the blue (for now) sky. The Phillies lost to the Cubbies yesterday … so that means their new winning streak … Continue reading

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