Sobering article foresees a danger of widespread famine in Venezuela. Apparently many Venezuelan farmers have been unable to obtain seeds and fertilizer for planting crops this spring. And the import/export market is collapsing due to a shortage of cash resulting from U.S. sanctions. Maduro is...
I think it was very irresponsible & unprofessional, not to mention unnecessary, for the Washington Post to include Twitter comments from fans in that article. :( This is a potentially serious matter with professional and legal implications, as @VIETgrlTerifa has pointed out. The comments from...
A propos of the age issue in gymnastics, I just saw this:
32-Year-Old Mom Launches Comeback to Elite Gymnastics
It's like Deanna Stellato/Zoe Jones...
Interesting article about Simone Biles in The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/mar/16/simone-biles-therapy-times-didnt-want-set-foot-gym
The article talks about youth being an advantage in women's gymnastics and says: "... While 16 is the official peak age, in reality many...
LOL, there was no intentional slight to Jason or Vincent. It's just that there were different writers covering different calls. Also, some calls just yield more interesting info and quotes than others. And some calls get missed if there's no one available to cover them.
So returning again to the Dem progressive vs. centrist issue (sorry, I think I am a little obsessed with this), I liked this opinion piece in Politico:
The Silence of the Democratic Lambs
In which the...
So it's been a while, but finally something new on my blog!
It's my view of one of the least-discussed, but arguably most important, events in figure skating this year: The war on figure skating YouTube.
A Shadow on the Sport