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New Olympic Games Site

Posted by mcm0704 on August 4, 2015 |

Feeling just a bit under the weather here at MaryannWrites.com, so I thought I’d let Slim Randles entertain you for a few days while I am recuperating. And let’s all have a nice cold glass of lemonade to take the edge off the summertime heat. Enjoy…. Whenever Delbert McLain – our chamber of commerce here […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 21, 2014 |

Is anyone else wishing the Olympic coverage was more about the athletes and less about the news crew? It seems like they sometimes blather on and on just to hear the sound of their voices. Then we have the teasers for what is coming up later in the broadcast, and those are all about the […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 7, 2014 |

Did you watch the beginning of the Olympic coverage last night on prime time? Did you find it odd that the coverage began before the opening ceremonies? I did, so I decided to try to find out why. Sadly, it is primarily about the money. According to an article by Chris Chase in USA Today, […]

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Who Needs the Olympics?

Posted by mcm0704 on August 15, 2012 |

My guest today is humorist Slim Randles with another offering from the guys down at the Mule Barn. Enjoy… Whenever Delbert McLain – our chamber of commerce here – gets a new idea, he generally shows up at the Mule Barn for coffee. He likes to try the ideas out on bonafide members of the […]

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It’s Had to Stir Your Heart

Posted by mcm0704 on August 9, 2008 |

I defy anyone to diss the opening ceremony of the Olympics last night. For all her faults, China did a magnificent job and all who were associated with the event are to be applauded. I loved the majesty, the grace, the soul-stirring music. And all the symbolism was artfully done without having to hammer a […]

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Let The Games Begin

Posted by mcm0704 on April 10, 2008 |

As a newspaper columnist for many years, I have had ample opportunities to reflect on the Olympic Games and their significance in the overall scheme of things, but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine what is happening regarding the Olympic Torch Relay. The torch to me is a symbol of peace and a […]

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