Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Can't get enough water polo

I just love NPR. They are all about women's water polo. Today they covered the team's win over Australia that put them into the gold medal round. And it wasn't just a brief score with two sentences of description. There were actually splashing sounds in the background. They were there--well someone was there. They had an interview with a player. They provided history of the team and recounted the team's road to the gold medal game--a little rocky but successful nonetheless.
Makes me glad I donated twice this year.*

*OK the second time was motivated by the desire to win the $2500 gift certificate to a bike store, still I like to think that that extra donation maybe paid for the extra bag of checked luggage the reporter had to take to Beijing or maybe a few drinks on the plane.

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