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Tag Archives: 2012 Olympics

Battle of Cedar Mountain Pt. 2

Ok welcome back to the good ol’ blog folks! Now where were we? Ah, yes – General Banks had just launched a sudden attack against the Confederates! General Jackson wasn’t quite ready, but his forces had been preparing to attack all morning and were now in position. As the Union advanced from their defensive position […]

Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Hello readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: when visiting Cambridge, we got to explore the Great Court at Trinity College. It’s a tradition that running-minded athletes try to round the entire Great Court in the time it take the College’s clock to chime the hour of 12 […]

The Flags of our Forefathers

Hey there folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog. Today’s tidbit about me is: I need a bit over 8 hours of sleep a night, so it’s frustrating that NBC televises the  biggest gold medal victories between 11 and 12. You make it very hard to enjoy the Olympics while staying well-rested, NBC!   As […]

Big Trouble in Little Japan

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I just went to a Norfolk Tides game yesterday evening, and not only did I catch a fly ball and give it to a little leaguer sitting in front of me, I got an autograph from Team USA Olympic Sprinter […]