World Events

So Proud of Olympians

I’ve had a great time watching the Olympics this year. I’ve been glued to the channels that show the sports and have learned so much. I’ve rooted for the US teams/Olympians and have been disappointed with them when they lost a match/race/game. I’ve loved watching the beach volleyball duo win match after match; they haven’t lost in a year and have been the only...

August 25, 2008

Olympics Medal Stats-Round 2

So here’s the update of the top 3 as of Wednesday. US- 26 Gold, 28 Silver, 28 Bronze China- 45 Gold, 14 Silver, 20 Bronze Russia- 13 Gold, 14 Silver, 18 Bronze

August 21, 2008

Watching China

We’ve been watching a lot of the Olympics in our house since it started. I’ve been surprised how much our family has been sucked into the games! I’ve been watching sports I never thought I’d watch (table tennis, archery, fencing, dressage, etc). I’ve kept a close eye on the Chinese teams in particular (after the US teams, of course). They have the most gold...

August 15, 2008

Olympic Medal Stats

Just in case anyone’s not keeping up, here’s the top 3 countries as of Tuesday night. The US has 7 gold, 7 silver, 8 bronze. China has 13 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze. Korea has 5 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze.

August 13, 2008

Olympics Today!

The Olympics begin today in Beijing! I’m really looking forward to seeing some of the games. Gab and I watched some of the diving and gymnastic trials awhile back and it was truly amazing to see these athletes. The dedication and work they put into their sport is quite impressive. I love the stadium recently built. It’s built to look like a bird’s nest...

August 8, 2008