Tweet That phrase for people in their 40’s and older should immediately connote one glorious moment in sports history: February 22, 1980. On that date the U.S. Olympic Hockey team achieved the upset of the 20th century by defeating the Soviet Union team 4-3 on a third period goal by Captain Mike Eruzione, at the XIII […]
Archives for February 2017
- 22 - “Do You Believe in Miracles? Yesss!!!”
15 - You’re a Wicked Good History Buff if You Can “Remember the Maine!”
Tweet On this date in 1898, the American battleship USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor, killing 260 Americans and setting off the Spanish-American War two months later. The decisive, main battle of the three-month long war was the Battle of San Juan Hill, during which the “Rough Riders” stormed the heights, on foot, actually, shouting the battle cry, […]
04 - What’s in YOUR Sup(p)er Bowl?
Tweet As we eagerly await the Super Bowl clash between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, it’s also time to get all of the snacks and recipes ready. Among everyone’s favorites for snack bowls are nachos, sliders and guacamole. Then, of course, there’s chili, and the Food Network offers 20 steaming hot chili recipes, […]
02 - Did Phil Have it Made in the Shade Today or Did He Get His Day in the Sun?
Tweet Today Punxsutawney Phil, the prognosticator, poked out his proboscis, predicted plenty of more cold precipitation,* and proceeded to prepare for a ground hog’s (or marmot’s) predilection to propagate au printemps. Whether or not you have faith in Phil’s foreseeable weather, it’s always fun to try to fathom if our fair-weather friend has figured out the forecast to […]