Category: London 2012 Games

What did you think of the Paralympics?

So, I ran some regular posts during the Olympics, but failed to post during the Paralympics. This wasn’t because I was less enthused by them, but because of the timing gap primarily. At any rate, the Paralympics ended this past Sunday. I thought of the many overwhelmingly inspiring stories and the raw athletic talent featured…

Waiting with Purpose

Well we finally saw an Olympic Sporting event live. On Sunday, the last day of the Olympics, we were able to go watch the Men’s Marathon along part of the unticketed route (for those wondering, only the area around the start/finish was ticketed). We weren’t sure we would go to it or not, in fact…

A Torch Relay contrasted to a Triumphant Spectacle

So yesterday the torch relay came through our neighborhood on its way to the Olympic stadium to mark the start of the London 2012 games. There was a great buzz of excitement all throughout our neighborhood, as I’m sure there was in every neighborhood through which the torch passed. Essentially, the relay is an extended…