This is the third world cup since we’ve lived in Uruguay. While previous ones have been exciting, I was never impressed with the actual playing. Not so this year in Russia. Today Uruguay beat Portugal to move to the quarter-finals, and though I only watched the second half,* it was fine playing. Especially, from my viewpoint, considering how Portugal’s shots on goal almost all went spectacularly wide or high. The Uruguay defense was fabulous, and both its goals were scored, not by superstar Luis Suárez,…Continue Reading “Happy day in Uruguay”
… when you can make one? Well, OK, one reason. In front, signaling “I didn’t do it, honest,” is the Spinky-Faced Oriental Sand Hound.
kitesurf from Doug on Vimeo. Parque del Plata, mouth of the Solís Chico. Very energetic and fun place compared to the beach in Atlántida.
Lovely day, not too hot, slight haze so the sun doesn’t feel strong, pleasant cool breeze. The way summer’s spozed to be!
I walk dog/s most days. In over four years in Uruguay, I’ve never seen an abandoned soccer ball on the side of the road. So today… …OK, OK, you’re thinking, he’s going to say that today he saw an abandoned soccer ball on the side of the road. Wrong! Two.