Archive | March, 2009

Generational Connections

Saturday morning my grandma Krause called me at 8:30 a.m. (note: she is in Wisconsin so it was 7:30 a.m. there) to see if I watched the Milwaukee Brewers game last night because Randy Wolf pitched a complete-game shutout. I had to break it to her that I didn’t watch the game, but I did receive updates as it was happening.

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A century-old tradition of soccer sprung from a mining town that belongs to history.

In old Beadling, the mine worked six days. Sunday mornings were for church. Sunday afternoons were given to sports. There were only two: baseball in the summer and soccer-serious soccer-the rest of the year. A hodgepodge of nationalities were divided by a half-dozen languages and cultures. Their common bond was a game.

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