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Olympic Fever!

Watching the Olympics is a favorite sport at our house (except for the ice skaters - they make me too nervous.) With the Summer Olympics just a day away, we are getting our popcorn bowls ready and anticipating each victory and heartbreak that the Olympic games bring.

Can't wait to see more of Lolo Jones, a 29 year old runner who's been getting press for her life off the track as well as on:

In an interview with Access Hollywood , Lolo - who emphasized that she's single by choice -- admitted that she gets tired of people on Twitter asking why she's not dating anyone."That's one of the main reasons, because literally there are so many people who aren't willing to wait for their future spouse. They want to have sex now, they want to hook up," Lolo - who has openly spoken about being a virgin -- said. "That's their life. My life is something else."
Beauty, brains, commitment, speed: can't wait to watch Lolo take on the world!

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Crossing Guard

I saw you
today
as you guided
your little man across that busy street.

You were wearing some
big man boots
and
watching cars and lights.

Your little man had on
black sneakers and
a Mickey Mouse hat
that bounced
as he walked.

He wasn't watching nothing but
your big man boots
and
the white stripes of the crosswalk.

Just before
he got to the sidewalk again,
his step bounced a bit
- he hopped over
a spot where the asphalt broke.

You turned to look,
holding out a hand to
your little man.
Not rushed or angry,
just making sure
he got up
on that sidewalk.

Then you walked on,
in your big man boots,
face into a cold Michigan wind,
with the little man behind,
his hat bouncing.