Tag Archives: Christie

Polar Vortex and Trump

So today in the Upper Midwest the projected high temps are going to be in the negative double-digits. Putting that in perspective, it’s warmer in Antarctica right now. And, as further sobering perspective, schools have been closed in a number … Continue reading

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March Rolls Along

I just sent out my initial March Madness e-mail … as the excitement builds.  We had some blog readers participate last year … so be sure to be in touch if you’re interested again and I haven’t contacted you! 😉 … 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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Busy Day Ahead … Not That You Asked or Anything

Yup – it’s a busy day in Canterbury, with lots of computer work on tap, as well as some growing grass to catch up with, a bike to get to the bike shop, maybe even a little bit of exercise … Continue reading

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OMG – Kia Does It!

Tasha scored in the 90th minute – on what sounds like an absolutely brilliant goal (assist from Rampone). This pulls out the 1-0 win for the USWNT who continue undefeated in the 2009 Algarve. Hope somebody posts video of this … Continue reading

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Cindy McCain's Small Plane and Other Wednesday Wrinkles

Here’s Cindy McCain speaking about “the only way to get around in Arizona.” (This is way too easy … I think I’m starting to feel a tad mean-spirited and guilty.) I’ll get over it, though. Mark Zeigler writes from San … Continue reading

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Of All the Gall!

I sure hope her recovery goes smoothly and well! clipped from http://www.ussoccer.com U.S. Captain Christie Rampone Has Surgery to Remove Her Gall Bladder “The surgery went well and I’m feeling great,” said Rampone. “I was in good hands and my … Continue reading

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New Captain for USWNT … Bravo Pia!

Coach Pia Sundhage has named Christie Rampone as the new USWNT captain.  To my mind it’s a great move.  Rampone has always impressed me with her hard-nosed, steady, consistent (and damned fast) play.  With Lil taking time off to have … Continue reading

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