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what's making me happy this week - 29 June to 5 July 2015

(this seems to be the only post I can get out for the week, but it's something)

The USA Women's Soccer Team! They had a clunky start in pool play and looked out of sorts. But once they got to the knockout round, they got stronger and stronger every game, against increasingly better teams (Columbia, China, Germany).

It culminated in the astounding domination of the first 16 minutes versus Japan, which was just some amazing, pressing, relentless soccer that could easily have been 6-0. You could tell that Japan was thinking "what the heck is going on here?!?!" Kudos to Japan for surviving that onslaught and coming back to play some nice soccer and put a couple goals in.

Watched the games and cheered along with my soccer-playing daughters. Hopefully they got some nice inspiration from the power of the USA Women's Team!
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