gearing up for the Olympics

Hey, you! The Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympics is Friday, February 12. That’s one month from today. You can get up to speed on the U.S. athletes final month of preperation by checking out their twitter pages. NBC puts them all them all on one convenient page. It’s interesting to see what these …

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orange juice and milk

I drink orange juice. I drink milk. The other day I wondered what the two would be like together. It seemed gross. I did not try it. Later I risked it. It was good. It tastes like a liquid dreamsicle. I like short sentences. When Chicago lost their bid for the 2016 Olympics, I drowned …

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Chicago and the Olympics

I love Chicago. I love the Olympics. Put the two together and it will be come a treasured event of life. My family and I have been Olympics junkies our whole lives. It’s a great celebration of the human spirit. There are so many really great cities in this world. To have the Olympics in …

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chinese door art

‘template’, 1001 wooden doors and windows from destroyed ming and qing dynasty houses by ai weiwei I’d love to see this piece in person. There’s layers of complexity with this simple and striking arrangement. Ai Weiwei also helped conceive the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing. (He collaborated with the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de …

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wait a minute

Hey, the Olympics aren’t over yet! The Paralympic Games in Beijing are going on right now! Boston.com has some great photographs (36 in all). I’m really disappointed that there’s no television coverage.

i miss the Olympics

So the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics are over. It was a fun ride. What will I miss the most? I always enjoy the short 10 second segments of aerial footage around the Olympic venues and around the city with Olympic music in the background. I think that’s been my favorite part of the Olympics since …

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who is it? #4

fun with the OlympicsWho is it? Click here for the answer. There’s a hint in the comments section.