Tag Archives: Chicago

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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USWNT in Do or Die Match in Chicago Today

The US women’s national soccer team faces off against Italy today in Chicago It’s their second match with Italy … and total goals will determine who goes to Germany to play in the women’s World Cup. A win or a … Continue reading

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First Morning at the Lake

So, I’m up at the lake this morning, having driven over yesterday. It’s very strange being here without Willie, and I find myself thinking of him often. Oddly enough, when I went out to the lake yesterday, first thing, I … Continue reading

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Some Soccer Stuff

The news out of the WPS is a mixed bag these days – a very mixed bag. It sounds like the Washington Freedom have secured funding for 2011, and the season will go on. However, FC Gold Pride are now … Continue reading

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Now We're Seriously Heading Into Fall

Last time I wrote (9/4) the Phillies were one game out of first place in the NL East and on Monday evening, in the hours between games of a Twi-night double-header, they remained one game out of first place, despite … Continue reading

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Monday

This morning the air has the feel of a September morning – crystal clear and clean, with shadows and sun dapples etched in bright relief.  No confusing what’s what, as the breeze riffles the leaves and I take a deep … Continue reading

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Former VP Dick Cheney hospitalized for tests

I will refrain from saying ‘most everything that I am thinking, because it is a lovely morning and the air is soft and the day is new.  And who can know the fibrillating vagaries of another’s heart?  All I can … 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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A Wednesday List

Yahoo … RPE is home! Kudos to Obama on an excellent (and politically astute) choice. I do not like Giant Forest Hogs (think Rush Limbaugh). Nor do I like the Black Mamba Snake (think … hmmm … Mitt Romney?) RPE … Continue reading

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Sundry Sunday Stuff

Morning everybody! It’s looking like a good reading day here in New Hampshire, although it’s early yet! The Bookeaters had an excellent meeting at the Exeter Inn last night, where we broke bread and discussed The Lincolns: Portrait of a … Continue reading

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