Tag Archives: China

USWNT vs Sweden for the Crown at the Algarve

The USWNT defeated Norway 1-0 on the strength of a goal by Megan Rapinoe and what sounded like at least one save-for-the-ages by Hope Solo. Now Pia and crew face her homeland (gaaaa – I hate that word – can’t … Continue reading

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Whither Marta?

In women’s soccer news, there’s the fact that the USWNT posted its final win of 2008 last night, downing China 1-0 in Detroit on the strength of a Heather O’Reilly goal. Pia’s team finishes out the year with a record-setting … 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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Storms, Soccer, Streep (and Maybe a Touch of Strep) on Sunday

HollyCornblog is back on line and sent along some photos of what it was looking like in her world yesterday. Here’s a beauty! In the meantime, I had the occasion to drive over toward the Monadnock region of NH (actually … 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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Some Soccer Updates, a New Art Blog, and That's about It!

It sounds like the USWNT is going to be missing a few of the usual suspects (four to be exact) for their upcoming matches against China, as they close out an amazing 2008!  Here’s a nice review of the year … Continue reading

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What to Blog About, Lil's Return, Ruby's Morning, etc.

In a moment or two, I’ll be taking our Westie Ruby to the vets to have the plaque and tartar scraped off of her teeth.  She’s had a miserable and confusing morning, as she wasn’t allowed to go “do her … Continue reading

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Some Soccer, Some Other Stuff-It's Saturday

It’s a warm, foggy Saturday morning here in post-election New Hampshire.  Most of the political signs are put away, and gunshots now ring through the hillsides. Rebellion against the new socialist state?  Post-election right wing despair?  Nah.  Hunting season.  It’s … Continue reading

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As the Dust Settles

It’s day two of what continues to feel like a new era.  Obama faces a plethora of daunting tasks, and we are on notice that for hope to burn bright, we need to roll up our sleeves and help.  That’s … Continue reading

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USWNT Wins in Virginia … Obama Will be Next!

Having been asleep at the switch on the soccer front for awhile, I was pleased to receive a Google Alert about the USWNT’s most recent win.  This one coming in Richmond, VA, where South Korea fell to the USWNT.  Vic … Continue reading

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