The shy but determined 19 year old Kim Yuna’s spectacular gold medal winning performance in 2010 was unquestionably one of the greatest moments in Korean sports history. I felt both joy and relief for her in victory, emotions she certainly must have felt standing there on the podium this night. There was tremendous pressure and lofty expectations to win impressively going into the...
This Week's Nostalgia Corner
BRAINSTORM: Childhood - The Wonder Years
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JC Superstar the Legend
Mexican boxing legend Julio Caesar Chavez, affectionately known as JC Superstar, was one of the greatest fighters in history. Chavez won multiple titles in the lower weight divisions in the late 80’s through the early 90’s. He will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this June, along with Mike Tyson. Both have been voted in on their first year of eligibility. ...
I Wish I Read More
I wish I was encouraged to read more when I was growing up. My reading was limited to endlessly flipping through the pages of the World Book of Encyclopedia and skimming through the captions on the pictures. There were some enjoyable light reading. Curious George, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, most Richard Scarry’s Busytown stories and any book on dinosaurs or animals were all among my...
My Seven Staple Homecooked Meals
Not too bad, eh?