Thursday, June 30, 2005

end of june already

geez, june is almost toast. lets see here. there was greekfest. very cool. cfl season started. excellent. loads of baseball, of course. loads of rain causing rivers to rise, which isn't good. cant remember what else. oh well. july tomorrow. more cfl football, more baseball, the mlb all star game, more car racing. (oh yeah there was car racing). got the champ car world series race coming to edmonton on the 17th and im going. canada day tomorrow. nice way to start july.

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

one more week to...

.... the announcement to see who hosts the 2012 summer olympics. the final five is london, paris, moscow, madrid and new york. the announcement will be made in singapore sometime during the late afternoon here in edmonton. at least thats what i read on gamesbids.com. anyways stay tuned.
string of interesting luck

just my luck. monday at work, in the midst of a garbage run (busy emptying garbages. it was busy at lunch time) i find 10 bucks, from which one of my supervisors says "now get some smarties or i wont talk to you." (okay there was some sarcasm to how she said it. i know how much she likes smarties). got some pop and smarties (shared the smarties of course) and a scratch and win. (more like a scratch and lose. i never win on those anyways). yesterday i put my uniform into the dryer i find 5 bucks in there. im like shit, what is it with my luck all of a sudden. got more pop. that'll probably be it with my luck for awhile. we'll see.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

dodge/save mart 350

geez tony stewart must like road racing. he won today in sonoma and his 4th out of the last 9 road course races. we also have a new points leader greg biffle leads jimmie johnson by 25 pts. cant wait until saturday night. the pepsi 400 in daytona. racing under the lights is gonna be fun. WOOOO!

Saturday, June 25, 2005

a cool find

i found something cool browsing around. a website of 80's themes (tv shows, commercials, et al). it is www.80stvthemes.com. i had a ball playing around. ahhhh the memories of my childhood.
cfl season underway

the cfl started this past wednesday with montreal winning 31-21 over hamilton and edmonton winning 41-16 over ottawa last night. tonight its the 2004 grey cup rematch with bc at toronto and winnipeg at saskatchewan. gotta love the canadian football league

Thursday, June 23, 2005

san antonio spurs win nba title

the san antonio spurs have defeated the detroit pistons 81-74 in game 7 of the nba championship series, and win the series 4 games to 3. the spurs have won their 3rd championship in 7 years. tim duncan won the mvp award of the series. kaite figures it should have been manu ginobli. anyways. congrats to the spurs.
when greek food does wonders

yay for greek food. with my flu over the weekend, i hardly ate (mostly because i felt sick). tuesday i felt hungry enough to get some greek food from opa! souvlaki in the phase 3 food court. (since i got paid on monday, i figured what the heck). it helped immensely. i perked up enough to get through the rest of the day. and i had some more greek food from opa today too. i like greek food. for some strange reason i dont want to eat anywhere else. and i know the people there too. the whole family owns that store work there plus a couple of other people that arent family (i think). anyways, yay gor greek food.

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

floods, warm weather, and under the weather

this province has bee getting flooded. southern alberta got hit twice in two weeks. even the north saskatchewan was higher than normal. red deer, drumheller and sundre got flooded. the culprit - lots of rain.

got up to 29c today. too warm for my liking. too warm to work too. supposed to cool of the next few days. i like that.

ive been under the weather the last few days. im still not excactly over it yet but im getting more energized and more strength bit by bit. got tommorow of, which helps. need the rest

Sunday, June 19, 2005

batman begins 400

greg biffle won his 5th race of the season today. tony stewart had the car and the most laps led, but couldnt get to biffle. next week - the first road course race of the season in sonoma. the dodge/save mart 350 at infineon raceway out in wine country in sonoma california.

Saturday, June 18, 2005

greekfest 2005

got to go check out greekfest. it was pretty cool. there was greek dancing going when i got there. that was fun to watch. there was a live greek band. that i enjoyed. and of course greek food. (mmmmmmmm greek food). the only sad part - the damn rain. its been raining all day. otherwise there would have been more people there, which would have made it more fun. it's in the parking lot of st. georges greek orthodox church. they go again tomorrow until 6. cant make it tomorrow cause of work. i'll say this much - that's as close to a greek orthodox church as ever have gotten without going inside. im even listening to greek music now. WOO!

Thursday, June 16, 2005

he's coming ba-ack

darren is coming back home for 3 weeks. he'll be home on july 21st. way cool. maybe a cracker-cats game. if i remember right, he's got a family reunion to go to at the end of july. and yes darren i looked. later.
the cut

i am watching "the cut." the first episode was last week. "the cut" is when 16 (now 15) aspiring designers get a chance to work with tommy hilfiger. they started with 2 teams of 8. last week both teams had to create an ad on a billboard on 50th and broadway in manhattan. tonight the remaining 15 has to work on a pimping ride (they are working on the lincoln navigator) which will be judged by the rapper fabulous. this is hosted by the top designer himself - tommy hilfiger.

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

feeling better

feeling better compared to yesterday. it helps when one has a day off and a chance to sleep in. at least i dont feel like shit, more energized. plus having some pop did it too. so im good now. go to work tomorrow the same as today and were all good - at least i hope.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

i feel like shit

thats what i feel like now. i wake up from my nap thinking i would feel energized, but i feel like shit. i think im coming down with something. im not sure yet. id have to get a good night sleep and find out how i feel tommorow. good thing im off tomorrow. might be helpful.

Monday, June 13, 2005

pocono 500

carl edwards won the pocono 500 earlier today. even did his patented victory back flip from his window (after stopping his car at the finish line). he made up 5 spots in the points. jimmie johnson finished 6th and still leads the points. it got bigger after greg biffle had an issue with brakes and finished 30th. next race is the 19th in michigan.

Friday, June 10, 2005

red sox vs cubs

cheers to interleague. today began a 3 game set between the boston red sox and the chicago cubs at wrigley field (chicago 14 boston 6). this is the first meeting between the two teams since the 1918 world series. that was the last time boston had won the world series until last year. the cubs hasnt won the world series since 1908. perhaps a world series meeting? who knows.

Thursday, June 09, 2005

what a "rush"

the edmonton lacrosse new team name is the "rush." the announcement was made earlier today. the story on www.nll.com. check it out. the colors and logo will be unveiled at a later date. edmonton and portland (they dont have a name yet) start play in 2006. wow, that would be in 7 months.

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

baseball milestone

alex rodriguez hit 2 home runs to become the youngest player to hit 400 home runs in his career. he passed al kaline and andres gallaraga, who sat at 399. next up: duke snider at 407.

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

thinking and listening to avril lavigne

a random thought ran through my head while i was sitting here and listening to avril lavinge. she is in town here on july 29 and my birthday is four days later. i dropped an obvious hint to a friend of mine, when i "suggested" that he should get me a ticket to avrils concert for my birthday. it's scary what thoughts go through my head when im bored. or in deep thought and listening to avril lavigne.

Sunday, June 05, 2005

mbna pointsrace 400

greg biffle won the mbna pointsrace 400 in dover, deleware today leading the last 150 laps (the most laps led in the race). jimmie johnson finished 4th and leads the point by 46 pts over greg biffle. next race is the pocono 500 in pocono pennsylvania. yep the three sided track (my fav).

Thursday, June 02, 2005

back at it

first day back to work and boy im not used to getting up early. i cant believe how fast the day went, though. had a short nap when i got home. i needed it too. i was zonking out watching tv so off to bed for an hour. my next day off will get here before i know it. and payday is monday too so theres some motivation. i dont know what im gonna do with it besides pay bills. i'll figure it out.

Wednesday, June 01, 2005

an end of a week off

nice way to start june. my last day before i head back to "reality." yep, back to work. shit. it was a nice week too. it was a good week none the less. from the cracker-cats home opener to 1100 miles of racing. it was good. hopefully im refreshed. it'll be back to my usualy grumpy self come tomorrow. back to the freak show that is west edmonton mall.