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Snowy Sunday … Sorta

So, the USWNT defeated Italy and has now qualified, as the 16th team, for the 2011 Women’s World Cup. They qualified on the strength of a goal by A-Rod who followed up on a nice hard shot by Megan Rapinoe. … Continue reading

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Happy B-day JBD … and A Coupla Other Things!

Yup … one of the 3 Blitzen Babes has a birthday today (as does SirHitsAlot’s dad).  It’s a special day … and we wish them both a wonderful year! Down in AZ, I see that Jan Brewer is standing tall … Continue reading

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Breakers Take It South Today

The Breakers travel to Connecticut to try to secure a play-off spot with Atlanta as their foil … and without the services of some key elements in their success.  Kelly Smith and Alex Scott are off with their fellow Brits, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Judy Popkin!

Judy would have been 57 today … we remember. And The Writer’s Almanac, as usual, is eerily spot on … Midsummer, Georgia Avenue by Mary Jo Salter Happiness: a high, wide porch, white columns crowned by the crepe-paper party hats … Continue reading

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Shelby Lynne Kicks Ass!

Went to see Shelby Lynne at Tupelo on Friday night and all I can say is .. loved her before … love her still. Maybe even more, as she’s now broken some shackles and started her own label.  It’s called … Continue reading

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Sunday Sundries

Today I was sad to see a Google Alert re. the Breakers indicating that Jen Nobis is out for the season (torn ACL). Sounds like she had been working her butt off in the off-season, which makes this all the … Continue reading

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What Phil Saw

Looks like the skies in Western PA are gonna be cloudy for Punxsutawney Phil today.  The final word ain’t in, though … as I write … and I’m rooting for more winter … MORE SNOW.  (After all, we’ve gotta get … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Lincoln’s birthday … always an important date in my Book of Days. I do wish that we had never gone the President’s Day route – just too generic for my taste.  I was not consulted, however. Bookeaters are celebrating Mr. … Continue reading

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MLK Day

This MLK Day I am simply feeling thankful for the end of a terrible era in US History – and the beginning of a new era of change and hopefulness. Today is the birthday of Edgar Allen Poe – who … Continue reading

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Eagle-Soaring Sunday

Today’s the day that the Philadelphia Eagles take their next step toward their first Superbowl win! How’s them apples?  Cocky, eh?  Well, as I see it the Eagles are poised to join the Phillies with a championship … and Philly … Continue reading

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