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Oh, What A Brave New World To Have Such Fortune Cookies In It

Posted on January 1st, 2017, by admin


We're Back

Posted on December 19th, 2009, by admin

Two weeks ago there was a complete and utter failure at 1&1 Web Hosting.  We don’t know what happened, and we don’t know how many sites were destroyed.  We can’t even get anyone at 1&1 to admit that “mistakes were made.”  Here’s how I imagine that they fixed the problem: At any rate…we are back […]

Forever Strong

Posted on October 3rd, 2008, by admin

So the first American movie about rugby opened in selected cinemas on September 26th and of course we went to see it. Normally sport movies are not my thing – I’d rather work or do other things than sit and stare at a screen watching some actors pretending to be athletes; but once again, with […]

My Favorite Month of Rugby

Posted on February 2nd, 2007, by admin

We’ve been subscribing to Setanta Sports through DirectTV for a year now. They air all the Rugby that’s fit to watch, including Magner’s League, Premiership and Super 14. All very high level and watchable at times, but this time of year is the time for the very best: Heineken Cup and Six Nations. After watching […]

Tonight is The Night

Posted on July 5th, 2006, by admin

It looks like a good crowd will be at the Vinoteca tonight.  There is food (Italian and Brazilian) available along with a large assortment of wine and one or two good beers.  I had to bring my own Heifeweizen glass a few months ago, but now they use it whenever I arrive. They are very […]

Birthday Gathering – July 5

Posted on June 26th, 2006, by admin

I know, I know, you’re going to be out of town, or just getting back to town, or some such thing, but it’s Petra’s Birthday!! Really! What could be more important than that! We’ll be at Vinoteca at 1968 Hillhurst Ave (Hillhurst and Finley) from 6:30 on. Have a wine, a beer, some Brazilian food. […]

Welcome to The Frogpond!

Posted on April 27th, 2006, by admin

First day and first post. I have set up WordPress and will now pass it along to the others.