Category Archives: Soccer, etc.

Musings that are less random than Random Thoughts … but sometimes related to sports in only the most tangential and arcane/mystifying ways. You’ll love it!

Will They Do It?

I feel like I should be more nervous this morning. Are you? The USWNT is the juggernaut and the Dutch are the upstart team that replaced the usual suspects (Germany, are you listening?) in the final. So will the upstart … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | 2 Comments

Controversy

So, what do you think? Did they score too much? Celebrate too much? If you visit Twitter and do a quick search on USWNT or #USWNT you’ll get a sense of the range of opinions. And I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

2019 Women’s World Cup

It’s underway and in 2019, I hardly know a thing about it. Last night we watched a couple of matches, staying with Germany-China the longest. Germany struggled to get things going, and China looked like they were about to break … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Go USA!

Megan Rapinoe is the MVP so far – can she keep it up? And can the US Women avenge their World Cup loss to Japan? Stay tuned … and in the meantime, here’s a thoughtful post shared on From a … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | Leave a comment

A Good Day to Be a Phillies Phan … or a Fan of Any Sort!

So, yes, in this dismaying year (from a baseball perspective, mind you), it begins to look like the best day to be a Phillies Phan is a day when they are not playing. It’s a day they can’t break your … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | Leave a comment

DWTS and Hope

Well, let me say right from the get go, I kinda wish Hope hadn’t gone all nekkid on us … but then again, I am old(er) and perhaps a bit set in my ways. Just the same, this commentary from … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | 2 Comments

I Could Not Resist This One!

Last night as I ate dinner and attempted to keep my sweaty self from sticking to random objects around the house, I watched a snippet of Hardball (without Chris Matthews – so the decibels were a little lower – a … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Soccer, etc. | 2 Comments

Phew

… USWNT comes through, and we’re off! Here’s Beulah’s take on it all … and I’ll just add … er … yeah … what she said. Oh, and much to my delight (and the chagrin of nearly everyone I know … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | Leave a comment

USWNT Today

So Alice … what are you doing today? Here’s a thought … starting at 11:45 AM on ESPN … the USWNT quest to win the World Cup … or, might we say, score goals … begins. I. of course, will … Continue reading

Posted in Soccer, etc. | 1 Comment

Fantasy Versus Reality

So, here’s the deal.  HollyCornblog has got me thinking about dropping out of Fantasy Football this year.  The more I think about it, the more I like the idea. You see, I grew up in a dysfunctional family … one … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts, Soccer, etc. | 7 Comments