Category Archives: olympics

Do you Believe in Basements?….Yes!

No skates.  No Ice.  Just tennis shoes and clubs. The Winter Olympics isn’t just about figure skating around a rink.  With remorse, I was forced by my sisters to watch ice skating.  Although knowing zero about figure skating or hockey, … Continue reading

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These Aren’t Gold?

At the ages between five and 18, when you win wrestling tournaments, you receive a medal.  It may look like gold, but isn’t genuine gold. As a youngster, around nine or ten years of age, I won a few myself, … Continue reading

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Bottled Water: 1976

Born in 1973, I guess I knew what bottled milk was, but bottled water?…..  I’m still getting used to the idea. In 1976, my brother, Steve, didn’t know what bottled water was either.  Since we came from a town with … Continue reading

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Blame it on Rio or NBC?

After close to a week, I am still recovering from an Olympic hangover. Since 1980, I’ve followed the Olympics, Summer and Winter, with patriotic fervor and genuine interest with war being settled on a mat, track, in a pool, or … Continue reading

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