Tag Archives: Tasha Kai

Brackets, AIG, Monday Meanderings

The Men’s bracket is up and some folks (you know who you are) have already made their picks.  The women’s bracket will be finalized this evening.  Then we have a couple of days to get everything set before the games … 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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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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USWNT vs Iceland on an Icy Friday (Other Stuff, Too)

First off, our friend Alice (who suffers good-humoredly my unrelenting pressure to become a JordanCornblog contributor) is off to tour Florence today.  Happy travels, Alice! Happily, she will not have to leave before the USWNT faces Iceland in their second … Continue reading

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Soccer, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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Friday Flotsam (and Jetsam, Too)

I’m very excited to be heading over to HollyCornblog’s house today for a weekend visit. We’ll be doing some chores at the lake like bringing in the dock, bringing in HollyCornblog’s sailboat, etc. I’ll also be inspecting the amazing and … Continue reading

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Of Phelps and Other Phenomena (Like the USWNT)!

Michael Phelps broke Mark Spitz’ gold medal record last night -an amazing feat, indeed. I don’t know about you, but I find such milestones diminished by the hype … the marketing … the hoopla … the commentary. The events and … Continue reading

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Piercy, Phelps, Phillies, Phantastic Phootball Phanatics … and of Course the USWNT … and Elvis!

First (from The Writer’s Almanac), a wonderful poem by Marge Piercy to start your day with something introspective – before diving into the usual sports-centric deluge! This poem runs along the thought-path I was pursuing last night just before sleep. … Continue reading

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Still Soaring … So Some Sundry Soccer Stuff … Sorry (non)Soccer Surfers and Smatterers!

Wow, wow, wow. Even the Phillies’ loss has not dampened my amazement and feeling of great good fortune. The USWNT is through to the quarterfinals (not too surprising) and has won their group (pretty darn surprising) and is starting to … Continue reading

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Countdown to Norway … Study Up!

I’m back from my quick road trip … which was very successful and included a drive through the Delaware Water Gap region – an area I haven’t visited in years. It was quite beautiful – more so than I remembered … Continue reading

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