Tag Archives: Kristine Lilly

Quickly …

I was sad, but not surprised, to learn yesterday that Kristine Lilly is hanging up her cleats after a long and storied career. This marks the end of an era … as Lil was the last of the 91ers still … Continue reading

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Congratulations are Due …

… to RPE for: Finishing her thesis; and Sitting atop our men’s bracket! Oh yeah, and congratulations to West Virginia for upsetting John Calipari’s Wildcats … and to Baylor (for totally screwing up my bracket on the women’s side).  Ah … Continue reading

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UConn Sets Record … and Lil is Back!

So UConn survived a small first-half scare from Notre Dame and are now set to face West Virginia in the Big East Final tonight (7PM ET).  They also secured their 71st straight victory – eclipsing the streak that ended in … Continue reading

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Moros Monday

That’s not a typo – but I’m morose as well, after Rebecca Moros scored for the Freedom against the Breakers, and all the blue team could come up with was a tie in yesterday’s match.  I am sure that they … Continue reading

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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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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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Things You Need to Know This Thursday

First and foremost, you need to know that Joe the Plumber was appalled by McCain, but kinda almost felt a “presence” when he was around Ms. Sarah Palin.  Okay, so call me prurient or nasty or sick, or whatever, but … Continue reading

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What to Blog About, Lil's Return, Ruby's Morning, etc.

In a moment or two, I’ll be taking our Westie Ruby to the vets to have the plaque and tartar scraped off of her teeth.  She’s had a miserable and confusing morning, as she wasn’t allowed to go “do her … 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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So Much Depends …

I read on The Writer’s Almanac that it’s William Carlos Williams’ birthday today.  He wrote one of my favorite poems – The Red Wheelbarrow. so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. … Continue reading

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