Tag Archives: Heather O

Soccer and Snow and Other Stuff

This morning it is NOT snowing – but there’s still plenty of digging out to do here in NH.  It’s nice, light, fluffy snow – the kind where the rewards of shoveling far outweigh the costs.  (Only challenge is finding … Continue reading

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Catching Up This Saturday!

Phew – I feel like it’s been a long time since I sat down with some good strong coffee and just caught up here. There’s lots of news in the soccer world as the WPS season kick-off is just weeks … Continue reading

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Slow Starting Sunday

Hmmm – the usual internet issues this morning – and an e-mail from FairPoint indicating that my webspace is now available.  Hey FairPoint – it ain’t my webspace that’s the problem.  Could you maybe help me with the little e-mail … 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, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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More Pre-Game Analysis and Info …

… but first, congratulations to Usain Bolt on his phenomenal victory in the 200! He is just amazing to watch … how beautifully effortless and strong. Can’t wait to see it tonight! On the USWNT front, we’ve got Lindsey Dolich … Continue reading

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USWNT and Brazil Through to Gold Medal Match

The USWNT and Brazil both won in convincing fashion and will face off on Thursday morning (9AM ET) in the gold medal match. Germany and Japan (maybe it’s me … but doesn’t that sound awfully World War Twoish?) will square … Continue reading

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Piercy, Phelps, Phillies, Phantastic Phootball Phanatics … and of Course the USWNT … and Elvis!

First (from The Writer’s Almanac), a wonderful poem by Marge Piercy to start your day with something introspective – before diving into the usual sports-centric deluge! This poem runs along the thought-path I was pursuing last night just before sleep. … Continue reading

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Nice USWNT Video, and Lieberman's Back (And I Don't Mean Joe)

Kudos to Nancy Lieberman who, at age 50, showed her stuff in an appearance for the suspension and injury-depleted Detroit Shock last night. She scored no points, but made a no-look pass that brought the house down! The Shock and … 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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