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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Here & Now Office Olympics: Week Two

Never mind that it’s the summer Olympics, our Canadian colleague, Karyn Miller-Medzon, came prepared to face off in her ice hockey gear. (She says it always feels like winter in Canada!)

Event One

Producer Slashing: Unsuspecting producer Lynn Menegon is knocked off the ice!

Event Two

Recycle Bin Slapshot: She shoots and she scores! (And helps save the Earth in the process.)

Event Three

Radio Host Body-Checking: Karyn lets nothing stand in her way as she goes for a hat trick to win Gold in all three events!


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  • Ahab_y

    Good check, Karen!
    Now, Robin Young gets a 10 minute major for bailing on the Bruins and should be required to watch the replay of the last ten minutes and the OT — over and over again until she has learned her lesson — don’t give up on Boston teams.
    Maybe throw in Game 7 of the 1994 BoSox – Yanks playoff. Pry her lids open.
    And throw her a check, too, just to make sure she gets it.
     

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