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learn Estonian and impress Kristina Smigun

learn Estonian and impress Kristina Smigun

If you ever run into Cross Country Olympic gold medalist, Kristina Smigun, impress her with your tremendous knowledge of the Estonian language. Go to ibs.ee/dict to translate any english words into Estonian. They only translate one word at a time. You can’t enter phrases. So your phonics may be a little off and you might […]

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shawon dunston is back!

shawon dunston is back!

who let shawon dunston back in the majors? Check out this mug. He is going under the alias of Angel Berroa. “Angel” is now playing for the Kansas City Royals. Guess what position he plays. Shortstop. Welcome back to Major League Baseball, Shawon. Good luck with the Royals this year.

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Kristina Smigun Estonia Olympic Gold Cross Country

Kristina Smigun Estonia Olympic Gold Cross Country

Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Pragelato, Italy Congrats to Kristina Smigun of Estonia for winning Olympic gold in the Women’s Cross-Counry Skiing 15K Pursuit. She is the first women in Estonian history to win a Winter Olympic medal. I watched her win the gold on NBC. It was captivating. Smigun and Katerina Neumannova broke […]

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hope lutheran chicago 5th grade football champs

hope lutheran chicago 5th grade football champs

Along with celebrating the Chicago Bears’ 20th anniversary of Super Bowl victory, there is another great football event to celebrate. In January of 1986, the fifth grade class of Hope Lutheran School in Chicago (64th and Washtenaw) participated in the Hope Lutheran School Super Bowl. Participants were divided into teams of three. 5th Grade teacher, […]

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personalized wrigely field bricks

personalized wrigely field bricks

With the current renovations being made to Wrigley Field and the surrounding area, the Chicago Cubs are offering fans the opportunity to get their very own 4″ x 8″ personalized brick to be placed somewhere around Wrigley. cost: $160 (yikes!) I have a hard time forking over $160 on my own. Maybe if it were […]

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book of different human body angles

I’d like to have a book showing different positions and angles of the human body doing different things like sitting, kicking, jumping, etc. And I don’t mean sexual positions either. It would be a nice reference book to have for sketches and paintings. any body seen anything? And i’m not referring to anatomy drawing books. […]

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harmon killebrew baseball card on google

harmon killebrew baseball card on google

I am happy to report that a Harmon Killebrew baseball card has appeared as the #4 result for a google image search for “baseball card”. Congrats Harmon! (I collect Harmon Killebrew baseball cards). Who’s #1 in the search results? Hudson Street, a pitcher for the University of Texas Longhorns. Go figure.

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