Tag Archives: Swede

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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Of Citi, UConn and the USWNT

Okay, of that group, which one(s) would you put your money on? Citi had a good day and the market bounced … meanwhile, Newsweek has put out a great piece outlining the warring amongst the rich – a greed-fed battle … Continue reading

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Tuesday Catch Up

I read through the post-match quotes re. yesterday’s USWNT win over Norway at the Algarve – and continue to just love Pia’s detailed and forthright comments … for example: (On the ebb and flow of the match)  You can imagine … Continue reading

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USWNT vs Sweden for the Crown at the Algarve

The USWNT defeated Norway 1-0 on the strength of a goal by Megan Rapinoe and what sounded like at least one save-for-the-ages by Hope Solo. Now Pia and crew face her homeland (gaaaa – I hate that word – can’t … Continue reading

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OMG – Kia Does It!

Tasha scored in the 90th minute – on what sounds like an absolutely brilliant goal (assist from Rampone). This pulls out the 1-0 win for the USWNT who continue undefeated in the 2009 Algarve. Hope somebody posts video of this … Continue reading

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Catching Up This Saturday!

Phew – I feel like it’s been a long time since I sat down with some good strong coffee and just caught up here. There’s lots of news in the soccer world as the WPS season kick-off is just weeks … Continue reading

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Tip Top Tuesday

Whoo hoo!  I got up early enough to do a little working out before hitting the computer – and all looks brighter.  Amazing what a little circulating blood can do, eh?  I am raring to go now … But first, … Continue reading

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Icy Friday Update

Well, after slip-sliding down the driveway and dodging the downed trees and getting to the credit union and the bank and then to work, it turned out that we were closing.  I made a few calls, got a couple of … Continue reading

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Women's Olympic Soccer Updates

I’ve been taking some time this morning to catch up on Olympic soccer news and, in particular, how the Swedish team is doing. Their performance at the Olympics has paralleled that of the USWNT in ways that have surprised me, … Continue reading

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McCain's Geography (and Internet Travels), Hillary's VP Chances, and (Of Course) Some USWNT Soccer …

John McCain made another Bush-worthy geography gaffe yesterday – this time on “Good Morning America.” Sorry, John, Iraq and Pakistan don’t actually share a border. (As an aside, I’ve always wished that some brave member of the press would ask … Continue reading

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