Woo-hoo! June, baby. One more month of school until summer vacation for us teaching types! I got plans. BIG PLANS!
(Will actually accomplish nothing over the summer.)
vegas at Washington - 8:00PM | NBCSN / CBC
MLB: regional coverage includes
Cubs/Mets, Dodgers/Rockies, BoSox/Astros - 7:00PM | FOX
There's nothing to talk about. It's all Olympics or GAMBLOR!
The men's snowslopes final is tonight. There are four Canadians among the 12 qualifiers. Also, there's three Norwegians.
WAR'S ON, BABY!
7:00PM - Figure Skating: Olympic Ice, Snowboarding
9:45PM - Curling (Mixed Doubles): U.S. vs. Finland, Snowboarding
1:30AM - Curling
Hope you all had yourselves a lovely day. The rain has finally returned (with a vengeance) to Vancouver. The highlight has been the traffic broadcasts; there was one point this week where the local newsradio reporter just gave up & said, "What's wrong with people?" For example: we have this
I hope you are enjoying your weekend. If we can get through it without WWIII starting, I think that'll be the true victory. And that's talk I haven't used since Reagan unveiled the SDI.
Took the doggies to a Bernese Mountain Dog get-together at a lake east of town today.
Hey there! It's your old pal Beerguyrob, back for another Saturday night of kvetchin' and cavortin'. Did you all enjoy last night's AFL Grand Final? That was a humdinger, and didn't finish too late on the west coast, so I was up & ready for Australia vs. South Africa rugby
So, NHL training camps opened this week. The important thing is that the return of hockey will bring me many national games to enjoy on the days between football games. There's about three weeks of garbage hockey to get through before the Canucks can start letting me down for real.
Well, there's a couple of "games" tonight, featuring "starters" that will "play" almost an entire quarter. Except for the guys who are hurt or facing suspension, which eats up most blog coverage.
Game preview: Colts at Cowboys
Peeling back the layers of congealed gravy over at Stampede Blue, you find a fan
I realize it's splitting hairs, given their mild similarities, but I love Tom Waits, and absolutely fucking hate Leonard Cohen. This was a fightable point last year when Cohen died, and I gave wet farts about his legacy. I grant that people are entitled to hold their wrong opinions, but
NHL Eastern Conference Preview:
You've got one team Gary Bettman desperately wanted to have in this round, and the Ottawa Senators.
Both teams have made it this far on the moxie of their goaltending. Craig Anderson played out of his mind in the series against the Rangers, stopping upwards of 50 shots