Tag Archives: Swedish

Soccer and Snow and Other Stuff

This morning it is NOT snowing – but there’s still plenty of digging out to do here in NH.  It’s nice, light, fluffy snow – the kind where the rewards of shoveling far outweigh the costs.  (Only challenge is finding … Continue reading

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Ahhhhh Saturday Morning!

Have you been having trouble this week keeping track of what day it is?  I’m not complaining about the Thursday Holidays, mind you – but it’s made for some serious disorientation.  Nice and quiet at work, though.  I’ve been digging … 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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Pia Being Pia!

Wow – I read today in the Swedish press that Pia has turned down an invitation from Dubya to visit the White House and be graced by his presence. I didn’t actually think I could like him less today than … Continue reading

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Pia Will Be Back!

According to BigSoccer (thanks Dandal and the Swedish press) Pia will be with the USWNT through the 2012 Olympics. That is wonderful news!  Here’s a thread about Pia’s performance … note how the comments “evolve” as the USWNT moves deeper … 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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USWNT Wins in Sweden … Phillies and Red Sox Lose … and the Beat Goes On!

Yesterday the USWNT beat Sweden 1-0 at Norrvalla Stadium in Skelleftea, Sweden. Carli Lloyd scored what turned out to be the game-winner off a corner that she took, giving a short kick to Lindsay Tarplay. Lindsay returned the ball to … Continue reading

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Explicating the Eighteen … and Other Stuff

Lindsey Dolich (of ESPNsoccernet) has posted her analysis of the USWNT 18-woman Olympic Roster. I love the “battle cry” that she cites, as Pia continues her transformation of this team. Embrace change. Be brave. A profile of Pia went up … Continue reading

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It's Obama … and Other News (Including Peace Queen Roster)

Barack Obama (in case you hadn’t heard) clinched the nomination last night and acknowledged it with a speech to his supporters. Meanwhile, Hillary, in NY, spoke to her stalwarts and laid the groundwork for her exit. In a bizarre and … Continue reading

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Monday Evening (I Know, I Know, I Need to Work on the Post Titles!)

Wow – lots of hits on JordanCornblog today! Seems like folks are having a hard time getting back into the swing of things at work, huh?  Well, it’s a beautiful Monday and I’m indoors noodling around with Microsoft Frontpage … … Continue reading

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