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December 19, 2010.  A little more than 7 minutes left in a lop-sided mess of a game … and the Eagles score 28 unanswered points to win it in regulation!  DaddyCornblog would be so happy if he were alive (and … Continue reading

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Quick Sunday Update

Lovely poem from Grace Paley this morning on The Writer’s Almanac daily e-mail.  Titled “In the Bus” … a visit from a long ago child bringing an invitation … out of the blue, on a bus in Western Mass … … Continue reading

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So, Woodstove Management …

Yep, that’s definitely a skill I need to practice a bit more, judging from the 80+ degrees I managed to have the place at by bedtime.  (And yes, JBD … if we manage a trek up here in the cold … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants

So the San Francisco Giants are up by two games in the World Series as of last night, after their 9-0 win over the Texas Rangers. Not what anyone was expecting – not by a long shot. I’m thinking that … Continue reading

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Dubya Smiling …

Yup, it’s true.  The Rangers made Dubya very happy yesterday, holding onto their lead this time and beating the Yanks in game 2. They head to the Bronx with their series tied at 1-1. Meanwhile, in The City of Brotherly … Continue reading

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Tracking the ALCS and Other Matters of Urgency

Keeping track of the American League championship series via Dubya’s facial expressions is, perhaps, easier than keeping score. True to form, the Yankees surged the back late in the game as the Rangers imploded, much as the Twins had before … Continue reading

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Phew, It's Phriday!

Judging from the sunrise today it’s going to be an absolute beauty! Perfect October weather – it doesn’t get any better than that.  Thanks, Alice, for the poem yesterday.  I’m gonna transcribe it here to share … Fall by Edward … Continue reading

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Breakers Lose Osborne, Phillies/BoSox Win, Hops are Ready to Harvest, Bret's back, and Dick Hums Along

Sadly, according to my Google Alerts this morning, the Breakers have lost midfielder Leslie Osborne for the season with a fractured collarbone.  Osborne has been amazing for the B’s and I agree with Tony D, who says, “Finishing the season … 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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DaddyCornblog's Rooting, Too!

This is DaddyCornblog back in 1980, rooting for the Ron Jaworski, Dick Vermeil, Wilbert Montgomery version of the Eagles.  We’ve got the photo by the TV, where Daddy C patiently waits for the game to get underway.  He was disappointed … Continue reading

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