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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

June 3 is 'IU Day' on the Big Ten Network; Isiah Thomas

June 3 is 'IU Day' on the Big Ten Network, DirecTV Channel 610
TV schedule is below some of my icons borrowed from my
South Beach Hoosier blog,


Great Scott, It\
Scott May Shoots Down Michigan, April 5, 1976


The Champs!
Hoosier Hero Isiah Thomas, April 4, 1981

IU All-American and Olympian StevE Alford on the cover of the 1987 Media guide


Indiana Hoosier Spirit at Assembly Hall
IU cheerleaders doing a 360° circle turn at half-court.

IU head basketball coach Tom Crean at his press conference
in Bloomington. With his hiring, South Beach Hoosier's prediction
-and wish- came true!
Now, we can finally get back to the IU tradition: an emphasis on
playing smart, playing hard, playing as a team -and winning with class.
And graduating!
No more one-and-done recruits!

The Championship Banners: 1940, 1953, 1976, 1981, 1987
Assembly Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana



Today is 'IU Day' on the Big Ten Network

June 3, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - June 3rd on the Big Ten Network has been named "IU Day,"

and all programming on Wednesday will be involving the Indiana Hoosiers!

6:00 a.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 1990 - Kentucky @ Indiana [Basketball]
8:00 a.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 2006 - Iowa @ Indiana [Football]
10:00 a.m.- Big Ten Short Stories: Indiana Hoosiers
10:30 a.m.- #1 NBA Draft Picks
11:00 a.m.- Men's Soccer: Indiana @ Ohio State
1:00 p.m.- Big Ten Friday Night Tailgate: Indiana
2:30 p.m.- Big Ten Short Stories: Indiana Hoosiers
3:00 p.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 1999 - Illinois @ Indiana [Football]
5:00 p.m.- Men's Golf: Match Play Championship
8:00 p.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 1987 NCAA Tournament Championship - Indiana vs. Syracuse
9:30 p.m.- Big Ten Short Stories: Indiana Hoosiers
10:00 p.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 1981 NCAA Tournament Championship - IU vs. North Carolina
12:00 a.m.- The Big Ten's Greatest Games: 2007 - Purdue @ Indiana [Football]
2:00 a.m.- Big Ten Short Stories: Indiana Hoosiers
2:30 a.m.- #1 NBA Draft Picks
3:00 a.m.- Men's Golf: Match Play Championship

In the Heart of a Great Country, Beats the Soul of Hoosier Nation
"In the Heart of a Great Country, Beats the Soul of Hoosier Nation." -South Beach Hoosier, 2007

Those of you who have written, called or wondered
when I was FINALLY going to be writing something
about Isiah being hired as head coach at FIU, and
the Miami media's tempest-in-a-teapot over his hiring,
should know that something was already written weeks
ago on him and the over-the-top media coverage,
where lots of usually sober TV and print reporters
were sloppy with facts and heavy with insinuations
in ways that you rarely see on local news coverage
-even in Miami!

It's in cold storage right now, waiting for the right time
to bring it out, a day that is fast approaching.

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#HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy

Thumbs up! What a night! #HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with a very elated Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy at his Victory Party, held at Leo Anato's Atelier3/AT3 on Harrison Street & S. 19th Avenue, Hollywood. AT3's great environment and the amazing variety of food prepared by chef Kevin Dreifuss, former owner/chef of ENDS MEAT restaurant, was SUPERB! November 8, 2016

Esther Chuang, Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015

Above, perhaps my most-favorite photo ever of Esther, which is really saying something considering the THOUSANDS that I've actually seen of her, from all over the world. But despite the fact that you can't actually see it here, trust me, her amazing smile and inner and external beauty are there. This photo is an even more amazing achievement when you know the backstory of what it took for Esther to get to the top of the mountain, since it's NOT for the faint of heart. Next time you see her, ask her about that! Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on her birthday, July 10, 2015. That's the Christ The Redeemer statue way out in the horizon on the top of another mountain, to the left of her head. �� In case you forgot what the Christ the Redeemer statue looks like, up close, here's another Brazilian beauty to connect-the-dots for you: Gisele Bündchen, aka @Gisele.

Abençoado por Deus e bonito por natureza!✨ ������

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View of Rio De Janeiro from my room.

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"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King, Sept. 1962. #MLK I was a young kid living in #Memphis with my family that April night in 1968 when we returned home from a trip to #McDonalds and like so many nights before, I raced to the TV set in the living room to beat my two younger sisters to be the one who turned on the TV. As my parents walked in and settled down on the family couch, to see what was on TV, literally, within one minute, came the Breaking News that Dr. King had been shot elsewhere in the city. And the news only got worse as the night went on as news soon confirmed that Dr. King had died as a result of the assassination attempt, and soon there was widespread looting and violence in Memphis, the very things he had adamantly opposed. Eventually came the news that the city was under curfew, and sometime before midnight, because my family lived in a new-ish apt. complex that was on the same road as the nearby Armory, my parents and I and many of our neighbors watched in silence from the sidewalk/curb as tanks driven by members of the mobilized National Guard drove towards downtown Memphis, because the city's powers-that-be had decided that this would show the people who was boss. As my mother tells the story, one of my neighbors remarked on the irony of U.S. Army tanks being used to try to stop violence by Americans who were upset about the murder of a great man who had won the #NobelPeacePrize. It was the first time I remember ever hearing this strange word: #irony.

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When you leave but bring the spare key because it is yours to keep.

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2 0 1 7. I made new mistakes and old ones again. I learned things I didn't know and I things I had already learned the hard way but needed to repeat either way. I fell in love again and again, with the same man, and realized that is the way to do it. I stopped thinking life happened to me and started enjoying taking control of what tomorrow would entail. I wrote even when it hurt and I apologized even when they didn't. I almost gave up but woke up and stood up and spoke up and didn't budge and moved on and forgave myself for not always knowing what to do. I decided the most important thing is to be proud of who I become and to make sure she is someone to be proud of. All I truly have is the opportunity to be whoever I want to be, and knowing that is everything.

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I'm not the only poet in this relationship ❥

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The boyfriend of Mikaela -Malin and Jennifer's sister- wrote above: "Honey, you are my everything, my dream, my imagination, my reality, my future. Sounds like something that I would write to someone special -and have!
FYI: There are 10 photos below, including a rare one of yours truly!