Tag Archives: Korea

Well …

A friend yesterday shared with me Newsweek’s “Power 50” list of the top 50 most influential political figures in the US, based on their earnings.  It’s old news, I know … and quite inspiring, if you like a good dose … Continue reading

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Soccer This Saturday, and Some Other Stuff, Yeah

There is actually women’s soccer on TV this Sunday – amazing!  On the national team side of things, the Youth National Team is in Chile, where they play in the finals of their World Cup in a game that is … 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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Another Gold for Michael Phelps, Game Three Women's Football, and Pilobolus!

Yup – Michael Phelps won another gold in world record time. Just amazing! And yup, here we go with game three of the preliminaries, starting with Germany v North Korea and Brazil v Nigeria – both interesting match-ups – both … Continue reading

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USWNT Notches a Win

After Carli Lloyd’s goal in the first half, the score held and the USWNT defeated a good Japan squad 1-0 to gain three points and move into second place in their group. Next up, New Zealand on Tuesday at 7:45 … Continue reading

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In Which I Mention HollyCornblog but NOT Pia (Oops … Guess I Just Did)!

Smarmy Joe Lieberman continues in his role as McCain’s toady, decrying “partisan attacks” after taking part in them so recently himself. Then there’s that whiny voice … the Dems should definitely give him the boot. And Fox news on Michelle … Continue reading

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USWNT News Flash

I just read on the net that Cat Whitehill tore her ACL while training in Korea yesterday for the Peace Queen Cup. This is obviously a huge disappointment for her – particularly so as she had worked so hard to … Continue reading

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Pia in Korea

According to this brief piece on the Peace Queen Cup site, Pia and the USWNT have arrived in Korea. Tournament play starts on the 14th, and the USWNT has its first match on the 15th. (Note how the flowers kinda … Continue reading

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It's Obama … and Other News (Including Peace Queen Roster)

Barack Obama (in case you hadn’t heard) clinched the nomination last night and acknowledged it with a speech to his supporters. Meanwhile, Hillary, in NY, spoke to her stalwarts and laid the groundwork for her exit. In a bizarre and … Continue reading

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