Tag Archives: Ireland

They Might be Giants, but the Birds Have It – All of the Birds – All of the Time!

Fingers crossed here for another good NFL day for the bird teams.  The Ravens I had with a win.  But the Cardinals?  Wow.  I just hope they didn’t steal the Eagles’ mojo.  (Nah … an unworthy thought to be having … Continue reading

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Quick Soccer Updates-Big Goal by Markgraf!

The USWNT beat Ireland 2-0 in the final game of their post-Olympic tour.  Here’s the write-up and the quote sheet from US Soccer.  Kate Markgraf scored the first goal of her international career … almost on Boltgirl’s pace. The Bobcats … Continue reading

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Friday Flotsam (and Jetsam, Too)

I’m very excited to be heading over to HollyCornblog’s house today for a weekend visit. We’ll be doing some chores at the lake like bringing in the dock, bringing in HollyCornblog’s sailboat, etc. I’ll also be inspecting the amazing and … Continue reading

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McCain Beyond the Palin – Even Turdblossom Decries the Lies

Yes, it’s true.  Turdblossom (aka Karl Rove) has spoken out about the excesses of the McCain campaign ads.  To my mind the fact that he would do this publicly speaks, not to any new found sense of decorum or fair … Continue reading

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In What Respect, Charlie?

This clip of Charlie Gibson’s interview with Sarah Palin pretty much says it all.  McCain may be channeling Bush, but Sarah is pretty much the real thing … never EVER letting her ignorance stand in the way of her swagger … Continue reading

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Of Phelps and Other Phenomena (Like the USWNT)!

Michael Phelps broke Mark Spitz’ gold medal record last night -an amazing feat, indeed. I don’t know about you, but I find such milestones diminished by the hype … the marketing … the hoopla … the commentary. The events and … Continue reading

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USWNT Beats Brazil and Tuesday is Off to a Flying Start

Unfortunately, USSF is not exactly being forthcoming on news of the USWNT vs. Brazil game. What I’ve been able to cobble together is that the USWNT won 1-0. The goal was scored by A-Rod. Abby played an awesome game … … Continue reading

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Spyware Chronicles, Algarve, etc.

Late Tuesday night, in a bit of a cold-induced daze, I downloaded what looked like a cool Bracket Tool for March Madness.  BAD idea!  Next thing I knew I was getting pop-up after pop-up warning me of spyware on my computer.  … Continue reading

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Algarve Recap-Day One

It took all day for US Soccer to get a match report posted.  (Me, too – but I’ve been working at my day job – don’t know what their excuse is!)  Anyway – here’s the quote sheet from US Soccer, … Continue reading

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