Tag Archives: The Algarve

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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USWNT vs. Norway (11AM ET)

Check MatchTracker this morning at 11 ET to follow the USWNT vs. Norway in the final game of group play over at the Algarve (where, presumably, it is NOT snowing)! The US is already in the championship game as a … Continue reading

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An Elephant Mired in It's Own Muck

That’s how Michael Steele has described the Republican Party. I agree that muck is a great way to describe a medium comprised of the detritus of right wing preachers, radio hacks, and turdblossoms.  But it doesn’t seem wise for a … 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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USWNT vs. Denmark and Other Wednesday Morning News

Check out MatchTracker starting at 7AM ET to follow the USWNT’s opening game of the Algarve Cup.  They start off against Denmark, in a match-up that could prove one of their more difficult of the tournament. “It’s not a World … Continue reading

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Saturday's Here!

Happy Saturday everyone! Looks like it’s going to be one beauty of a day. HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew should be on their way in another couple of hours and if I disappear for a while after they arrive, well, you’ll know … Continue reading

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