I recently bought a Rowenta IS9100 Garment Steamer and have some practical advice for anyone using it, or any other steamer, really.
User a baker’s mitt in your hand not holding the steamer head to protect yourself and be more effective with your steaming. I don’t know why nobody’s mentioned it online (which one could find easily), but that’s why I’m writing this.
Congratulations to the Japanese women soccer team for winning the 2011 FIFA World Cup in soccer!
They fought courageously, coming back from a goal down twice reasonably late in the game to tie it 2-2 in extra time. Then they won it decisively on in penalty kicks, not needing to finish the set to win it 3-1, becoming the first Asian soccer World Cup champions. Absolutely true to their underdog label to the very end!
The US may have seemed to have dominated play, with 27 shots to a dozen or so by the Japanese. However, it was all an illusion. The Japanese had more shots on goal than the US, at 6-5. The Japanese also had the ball 53% of the time.
The US was the flashier team, but the Japanese was the more consistent team.