Is it time to crawl under my desk yet? Like the ice and snow in Sochi, can't we have a thawing of our relationship with Russia? The continued undermining of the Sochi Games and trying to miscast Putin's Olympics as a $50 billion ego trip really needs to stop.
How many rejection letters can one person take? They are our version of the torn Achilles before the big game, the participation medals and last place finishes. But still, like that flying tomato boy, we go on.
I'm not interested in talking in depth about Jackie Chamoun's photo shoot, or discussing whether the leaked photos were merely part of the preparations for the actual shoot. I am interested, however, in the fact that she is an athlete. An Arab athlete, one of only four Arabs in the Winter Olympics.