Tag Archives: Chalupny

What a Beautiful Monday Morning!

And what a beautiful weekend!  These are the kinds of days when I can sometimes struggle with the feeling that I am not adequately appreciating the gifts of the moment … talk about finding a way to sabotage oneself!! The … Continue reading

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Tuesday – That's All – Just Tuesday

In a bit of a rush this morning, as usual. Our black lab Willie came up lame yesterday. He has a chronic shoulder problem which something seems to have exacerbated. This morning he seems a little bit better, but still … Continue reading

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Happy Mother's Day

Yup, it’s Mother’s Day. Hope yours is a good one, whether you’re celebrating someone or being celebrated yourself. The universe has been kind enough to send sun, a steady breeze, and cooler temperatures — hopefully making relatively pain free outdoor … Continue reading

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Slow Starting Sunday

Hmmm – the usual internet issues this morning – and an e-mail from FairPoint indicating that my webspace is now available.  Hey FairPoint – it ain’t my webspace that’s the problem.  Could you maybe help me with the little e-mail … 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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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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USWNT v. Canada … 23 Hours and Counting

Tomorrow at 6AM we’ll start the next leg of the Olympic tournament journey. There’s not a lot in the way of soccer news in the interim. The WNT Blog is a good place to track the USWNT’s travels and preparation … Continue reading

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Sooooo … What Now, Pia?

Norway 2, USWNT 0. The laments and wailing, the recriminations, the rending of clothes and gnashing of teeth have all begun and will continue until the USWNT plays like they can. Norway did it to us again … or perhaps … Continue reading

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USWNT Wins Match But Loses Wambach

In a game featuring lots of possession, lots of tough tackles, and lots to build on, the USWNT prevailed over Brazil, again by a 1-0 score. Unfortunately, they lost stalwart forward Abby Wambach who went down after a first half … Continue reading

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