Monthly Archives: June 2012

My non-expert, super boring, very obvious 2012 US Gymnastics Olympic Team Predictions

The Team will be Jordyn Weiber Alexandra Raisman Gabrielle Douglas Kyla Ross McKayla Maroney Update: My alternates thus far are Elizabeth Price Sarah Finnegan Not sure about the third spot, maybe Anna Li for a bars worker.

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Dear Andy Murray,

We need to talk.  I know I haven’t talked to you in a while, and I apologize for that.  Now, I’ll admit I’ve never been a fan of yours.  I’m a Rafa fan, but I’ve never had any ill will … Continue reading

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Sic Gloria Transit

Sometimes life is just like sports.  Sometimes, it isn’t.  While Rafa spent Thursday losing in the second round(!) of Wimbledon, I spent the day getting my very first pedicure, and trying a lovely tourquoise shade called Zuza, by Zoya. I … Continue reading

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Hunger Games Book Review

The first great twist in The Hunger Games involves the reaping, the selection of the boy and girl who will be contestants in the Hunger Games, a country wide fight to the death reality show.  Katniss explains to the reader … Continue reading

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Lynn Barber and Rafa Part 3: Real People

I just realized that my series on Lynn Barber and Rafa could be titled Look Back in Anger!  Ugg, what a great title, wasted!  Anyway, the last part of the article I wanted to address is Lynn Barber’s assertion that, … Continue reading

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Congratulations Maria!

It’s a week to late, but better late than never.  Congratulations to Maria Sharapova for winning the French Open and completing the Career Grand Slam.  I may find her shrieking (she doesn’t grunt, she shrieks!) annoying, but she has overcome … Continue reading

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“I suffered, but I enjoyed”

Why do we bother to live?  I was thinking about that the past couple of weeks, as I thought about what I had gone through and what the future might hold.  The most difficult part is accepting, once again, that … Continue reading

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Treatment is Over; Let the Healing Begin

I was going to take a class this summer, but I decided against it.  After the past six months (eight months if you go back to my first trip to the doctor) I had to face the fact that I … Continue reading

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His7ory :)

On Saturday night, I made a mental deal with the universe.  I told the universe that, in exchange for Rafa winning his seventh Grand Slam, LeBron James could win the Eastern Conference.    Did I make the right choice?    … Continue reading

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Lynn Barber and Rafa: Tone (part 2)

Ok, I’ve mentioned the positives of Lynn Barber’s interview.  Now, on to the negatives!  The tone of the piece is a real problem.  In fact, given the subject matter of the piece, I have to address the tone first, before … Continue reading

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