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Ahhhhh Saturday Morning!

Have you been having trouble this week keeping track of what day it is?  I’m not complaining about the Thursday Holidays, mind you – but it’s made for some serious disorientation.  Nice and quiet at work, though.  I’ve been digging … Continue reading

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Soccer, soccer, soccer!

The USWNT plays China in snowy Detroit today (while the UAW and the rest of us wait for news of the auto industry bailout … and snow falls in Michigan, and here in NH .. and presumably pretty much everywhere … Continue reading

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On the Ground In Philly

Okay, I’m not quite letting go yet.  Here’s a bit about the chaos in Philly, post World Series win!  We begin in an anonymous house, somewhere in Philly, as the Phils close it out and some college students watch … … Continue reading

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Soccer, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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Quick Soccer Updates

The USWNT, along with other US Gold Medalists, will be on Oprah today … whenever Oprah is on in your world.  πŸ˜‰ I do not know whether coaches are included or not … but am guessing that, if invited, Pia … Continue reading

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Sunday Sundries

The Phillies won (Mets and Marlins lost) and Beulah has posted her match report! (Sounds like she had a tough time getting it onto her site .. but it’s up and a very good read as always!) In other commentary, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Golden USWNT … Ch-ch-ch-ch changes!

Call it change. Call it luck. Call it redemption. Call it bravery. Call it what you will – it’s gold and it’s real and it stays! The USWNT defeated Brazil 1-0 yesterday in extra time after putting on a gritty … Continue reading

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Japan v Germany … and Final USWNT Thoughts

Germany-Japan are underway and Japan is looking goo so far (17th minute). meanwhile, I can’t imagine what the USWNT must be feeling right now. Hopefully they are focused and confident. Their making it to the gold medal match is a … Continue reading

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Of Phelps and Other Phenomena (Like the USWNT)!

Michael Phelps broke Mark Spitz’ gold medal record last night -an amazing feat, indeed. I don’t know about you, but I find such milestones diminished by the hype … the marketing … the hoopla … the commentary. The events and … Continue reading

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Piercy, Phelps, Phillies, Phantastic Phootball Phanatics … and of Course the USWNT … and Elvis!

First (from The Writer’s Almanac), a wonderful poem by Marge Piercy to start your day with something introspective – before diving into the usual sports-centric deluge! This poem runs along the thought-path I was pursuing last night just before sleep. … Continue reading

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