Tag Archives: olympics

Spotting Trains With Olympic Slumdogs

July 28, 2012

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I don’t usually watch the opening ceremonies of the Olympics, but it worked out rather conveniently this time around, and even if it hadn’t, Danny Boyle – the director of the ceremony – is one of my favorite directors and I was really, really curious to see what he’d do with it.  Something loud and […]

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Freedom Fighting Leads To Voting. Voting Leads To Not Having To Water Tomato Plants

July 21, 2012

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Oh, boy, I’m going to get myself detained more often!  Not only was it relaxing, but I got to see the awesome creativity of people rallying around a non-cause!  I’m actually back from the orchard, so whatever you did worked.  Hopefully you used the opportunity to impress someone with your heartfelt concern (while making sure […]

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Olympic Blogging. Yeah. I Like The Sound of That.

July 8, 2012

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The Olympic trials are wrapping up (Go Ashton Eaton!), and we’re all set for another year of the games. We are all set, right London?  Nothing you need to tell us?  Great. The Olympics, of course, have changed a lot since their noble beginnings. Initially, the idea was to take warfare and place it in […]

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What’s Hot & What’s Not For Summer

June 21, 2012

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Most popular cocktails for summer Mojito Cosmopolitan Margarita Least popular cocktails for summer Brocco-tini Beef Nog Listerine & Tonic Most popular ice cream flavors Vanilla Chocolate Butter Pecan Least popular ice cream flavors Chutney Fudge Swirl Uncooked Pork Explosion Ben & Jerry’s “Does This Smell Like It’s Gone Bad To You?” Most popular family vacation […]

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