Category Archives: Olympics

2016 Rio Olympic Games


This year’s Olympic games were a delight.  I saw a lot of good athletes.  I particularly still love the Track and Field more than anything else, but I saw a lot of good beach volley ball from both men and … Continue reading

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2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympics closing – Daytona 500


Well, the 2014 Winter Olympic Games are over, and they successfully were held without any serious political problems. A Russian skier was badly injured in a skiing practice on the 15th, and after surgery, in Germany, she has no feeling … Continue reading

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Ice Skating revisited – Sochi


The Russian figure skater won the gold legitimately. If you looked at the technical scores, she won in more layers than one. Because Yuna has been called the Queen of Skating, naturally there are those who will argue. Because Russia … Continue reading

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War


The first paragraph is something I wrote on my Facebook page as a result of getting a posting about Syria. Here is the thing with me and war, especially in the Middle East. The more the US interferes in these … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics 2014 Sochi Russia Opening Ceremonies


Beautiful opening, talking about Russia’s size, and what it has done over the years, and its arts and crafts. A fascinating country. I have always thought it might be an interesting place to visit. Never on the top of my … Continue reading

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London 2012 Summer Olympics


First, I want to say that I am an Olympics junkie, and I get so involved mentally I found myself sweating during the men’s marathon on the final Sunday.  I will admit to being a bit of a purist, as … Continue reading

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