Tag Archives: Detroit

Oh, I Don't Know

Maybe I’m numb, but all the flap over the near-disaster over Detroit continues to bug me.  There’s now a report, and the Senate is going to hold hearings, and I am sure the GOP will be calling for firings and … Continue reading

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I Dunno

I just feel so cynical.  People are calling for Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano to resign as a result of the Christmas hijacking attempt over Detroit.  It would have been a tragic event, don’t get me wrong … but there … 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, 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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Countdown to Norway … Study Up!

I’m back from my quick road trip … which was very successful and included a drive through the Delaware Water Gap region – an area I haven’t visited in years. It was quite beautiful – more so than I remembered … Continue reading

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