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USWNT in Do or Die Match in Chicago Today

The US women’s national soccer team faces off against Italy today in Chicago It’s their second match with Italy … and total goals will determine who goes to Germany to play in the women’s World Cup. A win or a … Continue reading

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I Really Should Go for a Run This Morning, but …

Had been doing just great on the exercise front for @ a month when, on Tuesday, my foot started hurting.  I skipped my run on Wednesday and Thursday because it was obvious that it was a bad idea.  Yesterday my … Continue reading

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August 1, 2010-Rabbit, Rabbit

Slow going this morning as the sun slides up in the sky and it looks like another beauty of a day.  (Wonderful – but boy do we need water!) Thought I’d share a photo from August of 1958 … Jordan … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

I woke this morning to the lovely sound of rain … gently watering parched garden beds and sending the grape vine and the morning glories twining greenly up the posts of the arbor out front. Also lovely, this morning, was … Continue reading

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Morning!

Friday sure came fast this week, didn’t it?  I’m honestly not that sure about what happened over the course of the past several days … but we seem to have survived it.  (And the US Men’s Soccer team did, too … Continue reading

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59-59

You thought I’d be writing about the USA, didn’t you?  But this 10-hour, still-undecided tennis match, tops the list of sporting news, I’m afraid.  These guys … John Isner and Nicholas Mahut … are in the throes of qualifying for … Continue reading

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Of Gods, Referees and Umpires

I’d love to hear what our friends PaulaR (field hockey and basketball referee) and Boltgirl (who I believe is a soccer ref) think about all the focus on referees, umpires, reviewing vs. not reviewing calls, etc.  The most recent example … Continue reading

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Happy Mother's Day

Yup, it’s Mother’s Day. Hope yours is a good one, whether you’re celebrating someone or being celebrated yourself. The universe has been kind enough to send sun, a steady breeze, and cooler temperatures — hopefully making relatively pain free outdoor … Continue reading

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Have I Mentioned How Much I Hate FairPoint Lately?

Very much.  Very, very much. No internet this morning – and of course my e-mail account problem has still not been addressed, despite much time spent on hold listening to muzak … and many e-mails at varying pitches of irateness. … Continue reading

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A Thing of Beauty

Here’s the video of Tasha Kai’s goal for the USWNT in the 90th minute versus Iceland … thank you AMR (whomever you are!). httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxdCBQtJZ3o Meanwhile, I guess Pia wasn’t so happy with the first half …according to the quote sheet … Continue reading

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