SOCCER (0/0): The jinx that has haunted every World Cup champion took down the US in the quarterfinals. What stung particularly was that the boot came from Swedish coach Pia Sundhage, who’d directed the Americans to their Beijing and London triumphs and knew exactly how to foil them. Leaving a global tournament without a medal was an unwelcome novelty but should provide ample motivation for next time..

Sports and water oriented activities like waterskiing, windsurfing, swimming, and wakeboarding are an essential part of their lifestyle too. Its friendly residents take advantage of this idyllic location to organize and support events all year round. Several places contribute to this, like the Discovery Bay Golf Country Club, a world class golf course with additional recreational areas and amenities for all family members.

Bonus upholstered ottoman included to rest those tired feet. Designed with a high back for head and neck support. Mom can rest easy in this soft and durable 100 percent polyester glider that glides forwards and backwards as well as swivels. After class the two arranged for a jam session, and they’ve been writing and performing ever since. After adding on drummer Andrew Oakley and bassist Vincent Ellwood, West Water Outlaws has shared the stage with major acts across the country.Following the band’s 2012 EP Real Killer is an 11 song self titled debut album coming out on November 2, which keeps in stride with the band’s diplomatic and open writing style.Up On The Sun talked with drummer Andrew Oakley about his favorite songs off the band’s debut, how funk music affects their style, and reaching their goal of 150 shows.Tell me a bit about what people can expect from this record. It’s our first full length album, so it’s just showcasing our sound and the different aspects of our influences.

Writing historical fiction is not the same as writing a fairy story. It’s no good hoping that you can just make up what sort of castle the hero of your novel lives in; readers will not only know a motte and bailey castle from a concentric castle, but they will also know around when they were built, where they were to be found and have a pretty good idea of the daily routines of their occupants. If you are embarking on a historical fiction novel, don’t fall into the trap of thinking that a wealth of imagination is going to make up for a lack of solid historical research.

“(Orlando) Woolridge has never been known as a rebounder,” McDaniel said. “(Mark) Aguirre has never really been known as a rebounder. They had to put (Dennis) Rodman on me or Oak (Charles Oakley) and, to our advantage, they put him on me, and he’s trying to get back.