Monthly Archives: October 2009

1-0 is a Very Nice Score

The USWNT beat Germany 1-0 on Thursday. And I’m liking that 1-0 score this morning, as the Bates Bobcats (that’s the women’s soccer version) ended their season on a high note, beating the Colby College Mules 1-0. Meanwhile, here in … Continue reading

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Drat!

You know what I’m talking about. As I went to sleep after the Phillies succumbed 3-1, I was reminded of a passage from “Two Tramps in Mudtime” (Robert Frost) – a great description of my feeling as the Series evened … Continue reading

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My Oh My Oh My Oh My

I so love it when the Phillies pull off a win and don’t scare the bejeezus out of me in the process.  And it doesn’t hurt if they make the Yankees look powerless and confused in the process.  All those … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the Phillies' Phantastic Phinish

The day has arrived, as the Phillies square off with the Yankees in pursuit of a back-to-back MLB Championship.  They can do it, I am confident.  (And just in case they need any help, I am sure all Phillies Phans … Continue reading

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Welcome to Hell House

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDy0lY62me4 Hell House is the Fundamentalist Christian version of the haunted house … a predictably simplistic and melodramatic effort to scare young people into accepting Jesus as their personal savior. Hell House represents right wing views on religion, family values, … Continue reading

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Sooooo …

… it’s gonna be the Yankees that the Phillies have to put in their place to take the World Series again.  Be there, starting Wednesday night … as two ex-Cleveland aces go up against each other in their new(er) uniforms. … Continue reading

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Bummer

I was bummed to learn, yesterday afternoon, from my roving reporters, that Bates lost to Middlebury after a valiant and mud-spattered game that was scoreless until @ 5-minutes from the end.  At that point, Middlebury took a corner after which … Continue reading

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A Cold and Rainy Morning

This is not the sort of morning that I’d relish watching a soccer game … but two of my intrepid housemates (apple crisp in hand) will be heading to Lewiston momentarily to watch the Bobcats tangle with the Panthers.  Would … Continue reading

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Love Those Angels!

Oh, and loved this article by Jayson Stark, sent by a friend … worth a reprint here.  Onward! Phillies walk off into history By Jayson Stark ESPN.com PHILADELPHIA — The magic is in the moment. The frozen moment when a … Continue reading

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Phantastic, Just Phantastic

Those phightin’ Phillies are returning to the World Series!!!  Needless to say, JordanCornblog is ecstatic.  Nicely done!  Now, here’s to the Angels either beating the Yankees or stretching out their series.  We’ll take ’em anyway, but it’d be more relaxing … Continue reading

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