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Michael Phelps scratches first two events of Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps won’t compete on the first day of the Pan Pacific Championships, pulling out of the 200m freestyle and 100m backstroke. The most decorated swimmer of all time will debut at the Australian meet in the 100m free on Friday, according to reports. 195 more words


Adam says I’m afloat and that the most I can hope for (chapter XVII)

I had been driving all day, since early this morning, from the capital of this Southeastern country back to my house by the beach. The past week I had interviewed four Asian women – all looking fine now that I thought of them – candidating for a job I was offering, that is living naked around old Mr. 1,494 more words

The Happy Shoveler

Even when not in their prettiest plumage, shovelers are fun to watch.


Second Day of First Grade

From Daddy: He reported having another great day at school!

Today was his first day joining the before-school program. We arrived at 8:00, per his request. 228 more words


Christmas Summer

Male shovelers transition through several different plumages in a year. According to my Sibley guide, this male’s plumage would typically be on display during the summer, but I took this picture on Christmas day. 20 more words


Twists and Turns of 27

And anxiety ensued, as it was likely to:

I turned 27 this past Sunday, and my dad got me a membership to the YMCA. Mostly because my doctor said swimming would be good for me. 1,153 more words

Aqua Knights, to bring home the gold

By: Pau Floriano


Aqua Knights, the swimming team of Colegio de San Juan de Letran, aims to win a rank higher this 90th season of NCAA. 276 more words