Posts in category "winter"

Sochi Olympics: What You Missed From Day 3

Sochi Olympics: What You Missed From Day 3
The athletes have survived day 2 of the competition and the first weekend in Sochi. We are starting out with day 3 of the competition. There has been very positive moments and some really bad moments that took place. Just be very thankful you are not Johnny Quinn, who is not having much luck with... Read more »

Sochi Olympics: The IOC and Russia's Anti-LGBT Policy

Sochi Olympics: The IOC and Russia's Anti-LGBT Policy
Welcome to Day 2 of the Olympics in Sochi. The competition during the games has been in full swing. In this post, I am not going to talk about the competition as much. Instead of, I have decided to tackle the issue regarding Russia’s anti-LGBT policy and how it affects the Winter Olympics in Sochi.... Read more »

Sochi Olympics: Let the Real Competition Begin

Sochi Olympics: Let the Real Competition Begin
As I begin my article, I would like to welcome my new readers who are following me from all across the world as I cover the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. I see that I have quite a few reader from as near as my Canadian neighbors and as far as Australia and Brazil. It... Read more »
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Sochi Olympics: Views and Issues with Opening Ceremony

Sochi Olympics: Views and Issues with Opening Ceremony
WARNING: If you are reading this before tonight’s broadcast of the Opening Ceremonies from the Sochi Winter Olympics and DO NOT want any spoilers, STOP reading now.  You have been warned!! This article is full of spoilers thanks to my friends in Canada and across the pond. But if you do not care, continue reading.... Read more »

Sochi Olympics: A Disaster Before It Starts

Sochi Olympics: A Disaster Before It Starts
Yes, my headline to this article regarding the Winter Olympics in Sochi may appear to be a bit harsh, but it is the f***ing honest truth. I am not afraid to come out and say it out in the open.  It definitely needs to be heard.t Come on, people!  Let’s be real!   Take off... Read more »

What is Sad About Living and Dealing with SAD in Chicago

What is Sad About Living and Dealing with SAD in Chicago
We are entering a time of the year where you really dread about.  It starts after Daylight Savings Time when evenings get dark outside much earlier than you want.   The days start to get more grey and less sunny.  You tend to get a little bit moody and not as cheerful. It is Seasonal Affective... Read more »
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Are you really ready for the BLIZZARD?!

Are you really ready for the BLIZZARD?!
I know that this is a blog on being active. But when the storm of the century is on our doorstep, it is definitely worth talking about. For someone who was born and raised in Minnesota, I have seen my share of these storms. I still remember the infamous 1991 Halloween Blizzard that cancelled class... Read more »