Tag Archives: USWNT

Controversy

So, what do you think? Did they score too much? Celebrate too much? If you visit Twitter and do a quick search on USWNT or #USWNT you’ll get a sense of the range of opinions. And I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

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2019 Women’s World Cup

It’s underway and in 2019, I hardly know a thing about it. Last night we watched a couple of matches, staying with Germany-China the longest. Germany struggled to get things going, and China looked like they were about to break … Continue reading

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Do you Know Jack?

While down in DC our elected reps make the courageous move of co-mingling during the State of the Union, here in frigid NH, the GOP seems to be moving further away from its Democratic brethren … if not from sanity … Continue reading

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Updates for Alice!

First off … don’t forget that UConn is poised to set a new winning streak record tonight at 7PM ET on ESPN.  Will you be there?  (Doris … I’d remind you, too … but I didn’t think you’d be interested … Continue reading

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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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Snowy Sunday … Sorta

So, the USWNT defeated Italy and has now qualified, as the 16th team, for the 2011 Women’s World Cup. They qualified on the strength of a goal by A-Rod who followed up on a nice hard shot by Megan Rapinoe. … Continue reading

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USWNT in Do or Die Match in Chicago Today

The US women’s national soccer team faces off against Italy today in Chicago It’s their second match with Italy … and total goals will determine who goes to Germany to play in the women’s World Cup. A win or a … Continue reading

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Quick Sunday Update

Lovely poem from Grace Paley this morning on The Writer’s Almanac daily e-mail.  Titled “In the Bus” … a visit from a long ago child bringing an invitation … out of the blue, on a bus in Western Mass … … Continue reading

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So, Woodstove Management …

Yep, that’s definitely a skill I need to practice a bit more, judging from the 80+ degrees I managed to have the place at by bedtime.  (And yes, JBD … if we manage a trek up here in the cold … Continue reading

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Some Soccer Stuff

The news out of the WPS is a mixed bag these days – a very mixed bag. It sounds like the Washington Freedom have secured funding for 2011, and the season will go on. However, FC Gold Pride are now … Continue reading

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