As I sit down to write this column on a Sunday afternoon at home, the wind is whipping up the freshly fallen snow and the small, young tree in front of my townhome shakes ever so slightly.
If there is one thing in my life I don’t have nearly enough of these days, it’s movies.
To a soccer lover like me, there’s nothing quite like the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup in England. Not only is it the oldest knock-out or single elimination soccer competition in the world, founded in 1871, it’s also likely the largest.
Before the 2010 Winter Olympic games in Vancouver, Canada, USA Hockey called the National Sports Center in Blaine home for its women’s hockey program.
“Hey, look! It’s snowing outside! Let’s go sledding!”
It’s a shame that instead of reflecting on a terrific season the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football team just had, I can’t stop being frustrated and at times angry about the bowl game they are going to.
It would be en vogue to write a column eschewing the material gift giving of the holidays.