Posts Tagged ‘ olympics ’

Olympic sized thoughts

February 22, 2018
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(These aren’t really Olympic sized thoughts–just small thoughts on the Olympics.)   It was nice that benevolent dictator Kim Jong-un let his cheerleaders out of the country to attend the Olympics, along with his sister.…

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I Was Snubbed by the U.S. Olympic Ski Team

February 19, 2018
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Dear U.S. Olympic Ski Team: Congratulations on an outstanding Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. And hey, that 22-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin was impressive on the giant slalom. Well done. I just have one minor complaint…

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For Whom the Bell Tolls……

February 16, 2018
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It happened to me yesterday.  I wasn’t ready. I had no idea how ‘not ready,’ I was.  It doesn’t matter how innocent it is.  Or that someone had all the right intentions when it happened.  It…

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Prawn Barbecue and Alexander the Great

July 12, 2017
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Australian Entree PRAWN BARBECUE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 6 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine ¾ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt or salt 2 tablespoons lemon…

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Some of my best leading men have been dogs…Elizabeth Taylor

September 8, 2016
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I have a confession to make. Well, okay, I already confessed in my article “Why I love Hallmark Movies.” That’s it, I love Hallmark movies. During this intense season….no not Indian Summer….an election year, I…

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It’s Not Too Late to Prepare Your Child for the 2028 Olympics

August 22, 2016
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While the recent Rio Olympic Games are still fresh in your mind, it’s a perfect time to start getting your own child ready for the 2028 Olympics. The final venue has not yet been decided.…

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OLYMPIC ANNOUNCERS GO FOR GOLD! – And We’re Here With All the Action

August 18, 2016
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It was the fateful night of August 11th. The family was gathered around the TV, watching the women’s gymnastics competition, when the NBC announcer, discussing Simone Biles’s upcoming performance, said this in his deepest, most…

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An Olympic Undertaking

August 12, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Despite being on opposite sides of the world, there are similarities between this year’s Olympics in Rio, and the Games two years ago in Russia. There was all sorts of…

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Sunday Scribbles 10/11/15

October 11, 2015
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Please check out Scripture Scribbles: Cartoons from the Choir Loft on Amazon.com and look for Scripture Scribbles: Cartoons from the Choir Loft II (HOPress) fall 2015 Phillip DillmanI am a truck driver with more hobbies…

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Medals For Bruce

June 11, 2015
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Medals For Bruce

There’s a petition going around to strip Bruce Jenner of all Olympic medals, what with Bruce actually being Caitlyn and all. (Why change the name? I know a woman named George–why not Bruce?) Take medals…

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