Tag Archives: sports

My hometown.

I have written often of my hometown. Due to frequency it is not always positive, though looking back through the different stories and mentions, the good has consistently outweighed the bad. I am from a small town. A town I … Continue reading

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Summer.

It is cool and grey outside this morning. It is Monday. School started in San Francisco today. I will be back at work next Monday. So, this is the last Monday that I can basically do whatever it is I … Continue reading

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Oh, oh, oh, Olympics.

Since I can remember the Olympics, and for the detail oriented among you that would be Summer Games, Montreal, 1976 (a.k.a. Nadia) I have been a superfan. Like millions of other girls I took up gymnastics soon after that summer, … Continue reading

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Of baseball and a couple other things I have loved, and not.

The world is made for people who aren’t cursed with self awareness.  I love sports. For real, I do. People who know me, know this already. [I am not one of these girls.] I love the thrill of competition, I … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part 2: “Looks like another perfect day”

From the West Side to the East Side Everybody’s very happy ‘Cause the sun is shining all the time Looks like another perfect day… I remember the first time I saw the ESPY Awards. It was this ridiculous combination of … Continue reading

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I am a sports fan, I am.

I believe in the Church of Baseball. I’ve tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I’ve worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads … Continue reading

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WC2010: My second World Cup in Asia

Here we come Walking down the street We get the funniest looks from Everyone we meet. When the 2006 World Cup kicked off I was traipsing around Southeast Asia. That sounds a lot more idyllic than it was. True, I … Continue reading

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