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Flyers Score 4 Goals In Third, Beat Penguins 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jakub Voracek and Dale Weise sparked Philadelphia’s four-goal third period and the Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 on Sunday night.

Jordan Weal scored his fifth goal in the first period and Valtteri Filppula his ninth in the second, then the Flyers broke it open in the third. 137 more words

Sports

A Proper Dinner

Usually, I try to tell stories about creatures that live here on these islands (or in the seas around them), but not today. This story is about birds who live far away, on the shores of Antarctica, where it is distinctly colder than it is here. 531 more words

Stories

Sidney Crosby: The Dirtiest Player in the Game

Tuesday night in Buffalo Sidney Crosby cup checked Ryan O’Reilly and Sabres fans went nuts (no pun intended). Later on, in the same game, while muffing a shot into the yawning cage, 87 took a high stick to the mouth from Evander Kane. 1,446 more words

Penguins

Descriptive Writing and the Five Senses

Description sets the stage for imagination.

Don’t you go gaga for imagination? I can’t help myself. When my thoughts escape me, I find myself daydreaming about having butterbeer with Harry, Ron, and Hermione or what it would be like to foster mom Tom Sawyer. 959 more words

Writing

Penguins: White Tie and Tails

Having just returned from the far southern reaches of South America, it seems appropriate to write about the most popular bird from that part of the world, the penguin.  504 more words

Birding The Americas