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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, Tea Partiers

Not that you’ll listen, but here’s your To Do List for this holiday season: Go see “Inside Job.” Go see “Fair Game.” Not too difficult, eh?  You can do that in between episodes of that Alaska reality show that has … Continue reading

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OMG

Cliff Lee is back in Philly … so THAT’s who the mystery team was.  It had crossed my mind … but hadn’t dared to hope … just seemed too outlandish. But there it is … one year to the day … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering …

… it’s DAMN cold here in NH! Now that I’ve got that off my chest, gotta let you know that WPS has finalized its 2011 schedule … reducing the number of matches to 18 and taking a break in deference … Continue reading

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Dick

Wow, a friend just turned me on to a recent news item about Nigeria charging former VP Dick with bribery. Thanks, Doris! This all relates to some shenanigans that took place back when Dick was being a Dick at Halliburton … Continue reading

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Waiting for … What? (Another Cranky Rant or … I Need a Vacation!)

I went to see Waiting for Superman the other night, and the more I think about it, the more annoyed I feel by this movie. Basically, it’s an indictment of the public education system (no news there) that places the … Continue reading

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Milestones

So, the USWNT beat Costa Rica yesterday … and the milestone, in this case, is that it’s news at all, IMHO.  I saw the first half hour of the game and have to say that given that this was do … Continue reading

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In the Woods

Why does the dark wind sound so different when it’s coming off of a lake?  At once closer and like it’s come from miles, decades, centuries away … from the timeless place where the wind has its beginning. Or is … Continue reading

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Uh Oh …

Just after I renew our season tickets for the Breakers … and buy 5 play-off tickets … I read (on BigSoccer) that Hope Solo is doing some over-the-top tweeting (not that surprising given Hope’s track record vis-a-vis getting her foot … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning, Nine Years Later

Good morning folks! What a beautiful morning it is. Right blue sky, a yellow Sun – very much like that day nine years ago. I’m interested to see that Newsweek has posted an article speculating about why America overreacted to … Continue reading

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Blessed Rain

Yes, it’s raining.  What a lovely sound on the roof through the night.  It’s been a gentle one, too … which means it has half a chance of actually soaking into the parched ground.  Yippee! I’m late to the table … Continue reading

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