Tag Archives: Philadelphia

How Much Do You Know About Flash Events and Flash Mobs?

A friend sent me a link last night that had me lost for a chunk of time … looking at flash events (like the Philadelphia Opera Company’s offerings of Random Acts of Culture), and flash mobs (similar but more spontaneous … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Condolences …

… to Boltgirl, who lost her grandmother to a stroke on Sunday … and brings to my mind the fleeting preciousness of every single moment of our lives.  The slap of a screen door and sound of barefeet running across … Continue reading

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Tracking the ALCS and Other Matters of Urgency

Keeping track of the American League championship series via Dubya’s facial expressions is, perhaps, easier than keeping score. True to form, the Yankees surged the back late in the game as the Rangers imploded, much as the Twins had before … Continue reading

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The Biddles are Back!

Sorry to be rather absent here … I’ll blame it on my Droid (which I obsessively check for news of Dick Cheney’s demise) and on my new exercise regimen (which I am feeling great about) and I’m sure there are … Continue reading

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Solrise, Solset

Sad news (I was too obsessed with John and Liz to pick this up when it first came out) .. the LA Sol have folded.  You probably heard it from Boltgirl first! (I heard via an e-mail at work from … Continue reading

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Kelly Smith (Journalist), Fair Game Podcast

Kelly Smith is apparently writing a weekly column for The Daily Mail about her WPS soccer experiences.  Here’s an excerpt from last week’s piece: There’s so much to learn because everything is so new and we don’t really know each … Continue reading

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Happy March!!!

So far, on the beer-tasting front HollyCornblog’s brews are standing up very, very well … especially her smoked porter and her “Lay-Off IPA” … a name that we think (unfortunately for many) may have some legs.  There was also unanimous … Continue reading

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DaddyCornblog's Rooting, Too!

This is DaddyCornblog back in 1980, rooting for the Ron Jaworski, Dick Vermeil, Wilbert Montgomery version of the Eagles.  We’ve got the photo by the TV, where Daddy C patiently waits for the game to get underway.  He was disappointed … Continue reading

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Eagle-Soaring Sunday

Today’s the day that the Philadelphia Eagles take their next step toward their first Superbowl win! How’s them apples?  Cocky, eh?  Well, as I see it the Eagles are poised to join the Phillies with a championship … and Philly … Continue reading

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Wow!

That’s really it, just WOW! The Phillies’ bats came alive in a real big way last night, as they blew the Rays out 10 to 2. Tonight’s game five, still in Philadelphia, could be the end of the Series! It’s … Continue reading

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