Tag Archives: Olympics

Modern Olympics, and the First United States Olympic Games (in 1904)

  If you’re like my husband and me, you’re spending a fair number of hours this week  watching the Olympic Games. High points; low points.  In 2016, despite a few technical issues, teams from more than 200 countries are competing in the Games, … Continue reading

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Fascinating Fillers

Earl Smith / March, 2014: I really like those filler pieces that magazine editors use along the edges of their pages. I often learn a thing or two. Sometimes, they give me pause. For example, I was recently startled to discover … Continue reading

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Squid Fishing?

Vicki Doudera here, marveling at the new things you can learn when you least expect it. Take the recent Olympics Opening Ceremony. Had you ever heard of the country Comoros?  Not me. Turns out that this archipelago island nation is … Continue reading

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