Tag Archives: Chicago

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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One More Cheney Bit – and Then WPS Stuff

First – I watched a snippet of Maddow this morning (it was DVR’d – so not sure what night’s show it actually was) in which she interviewed Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson about Cheney, et al.  He’s the former Chief of Staff … Continue reading

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WPS Friday

With lots of the WPS internationals overseas for friendlies, this should be an interesting stretch for the WPS.  Here’s a quick preview from Melissa … and note, the Breakers-Red Stars game will be available for on-line viewing.  Cool!  8:30 PM … Continue reading

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Red Stars Prevail

The Chicago Red Stars beat the St. Louis Athletica in front of @5,000 fans at their season opener.  Lindsay Tarpley tallied the goal in the 78th minute for the Red Stars in this defensive battle. Much as I hate the … Continue reading

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Saturday Quickie

Man oh man oh man – here’s Glenn Beck making fun of Obama’s Aunt – and a bunch of other people, too.  This is why I’ve been staying away from the news in favor of b-ball and soccer.  What a … Continue reading

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WPS Draft Day

But first, a poem – because any collection of words that includes the phrase “the high arc of midsummer” deserves to be repeated today.  (As pretty much always, this is from The Writers Almanac): First Cutting by Susie Patlove (from … Continue reading

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Soccer, Soccer, Soccer, and then Some Soccer this Saturday

There’s quite a bit on the soccer news front, as you may have guessed from the headline this morning.  The WPS has held its combines on the East and West coasts, and is gearing up for its draft on Friday, … Continue reading

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Quoth the Raven …

My goodness gracious … America’s team lost to the Baltimore Ravens last night … giving the Eagles a slightly larger sliver of hope for making the play-off’s (as they meet the Redskins at 4:15).  Derrick Mason played a heckuva game … Continue reading

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So Saturday

Saturday morning … and please remind me to not eat handfuls of chocolate-covered cherries while Watching Rachel Maddow … and before going to bed!  And I don’t mean the sweet syrupy kind – but nice tart ones – delicious, for … Continue reading

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McCain Unmasking Monday, Tech Tips, and Soccer Sundries

 The Time Finder posted information about some great computer shortcuts this morning – along with a link to the NY Times article by David Pogue.  Who knew, for example, that you can use Google like a calculator?  And here’s a … Continue reading

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