Tag Archives: Sweden

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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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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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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WPS Draft Day

But first, a poem – because any collection of words that includes the phrase “the high arc of midsummer” deserves to be repeated today.  (As pretty much always, this is from The Writers Almanac): First Cutting by Susie Patlove (from … 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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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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