Friday, September 29, 2006

the search is on

do you have an imagination? do you have a few wonderful ideas? do you think you have an idea for a mascot(s)? then go to and send some ideas or suggestions for the vancouver 2010 winter olympics mascot. entries will be accepted until november 1. an announcement will be made in 2007. hopefully something canadian (sorry the beaver has been used - montreal 1976).

Monday, September 25, 2006

the saints are back home in new orleans

the new orleans saints are back home at the superdome since the devastation of hurricane katrina. its gonna be quite the emotional night. lets go saints.

update: new orleans 23 atlanta 3. it was all new orleans tonight. atlanta got nothing going

Sunday, September 24, 2006

mbna pointsrace 400

jeff burton snapped a 175 race winless streak with a much needed win here. jeff gordon finished third. matt kenseth ran out of gas and finished 10th. kevin harvick finished 32nd. denny hamlin finished 9th. jeff burton now leads by 6 over jeff gordon, and 18 over kenseth and hamlin. harvick slid to 5th. next race in kansas. by the way, this race wasnt aired here cause of stupid golf. (since when did the rydere cup take priorities over nascar)

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

sad day for global (formally itv)

i found this out watching global edmonton noon news. everybody's favorite itv weatherman bill matheson passed away last night. i didnt get the full details. he was 80. peolpe that worked with him always seen hip happy and laughing, and always recited poetry and quoted shakespeare. had some great weather quotes, like "keep your eye on the idaho high" "the dreaded of all meteorogical phenominan - the siberian high" "the mother low" or "gather ye rosebuds while ye may." he made weather fun to watch.

Monday, September 18, 2006


the beginning of fall isn't too far away. and it feels like it too. reasonable fall weather. getting into world series mode now. it just feels right. best time of the year, and my favorite time too.

Sunday, September 17, 2006

sylvania 300

kevin harvick won. talk about momentum - he is on it. he is the new points leader. denny hamlin move to 2nd with a fourth place finish. tony stewart finished 2nd. he commented on how timid he was racing the chase contenders and him being out of the chase. he did good. jimmie johnson and kyle busch both had bad races. they got involved in seperate incidents. kyle finished 38th and jimmie finished 39th. jeff gordon finished 3rd in the race and moved himself up to 4th in the points, while matt kenseth finished 10th and sits third in the points. next race in dover.

Friday, September 15, 2006


it's cold, it's rainy, it's windy, and it snowed in hinton and in other parts of alberta. snowfall warnings are up for western alberta and northwestern alberta. so bundle up. or stay under a blanket near a toasty fire.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

survivor cook islands

the season premeire is now on. 4 tribes of 5. a reward/immunity is about to begin. gonna be a fun season. SURVIVORS READY - GO!

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

a cycle - texas ranger style

gary matthews jr. hit for one and the texas rangers beat the detroit tigers 11-3. and he did it in order. he hit a single in the first, a double in the second, a triple in the fourth and a home run in the sixth. quite a night.

Monday, September 11, 2006

monday night football doubleheader

minnesota beat washington in the first game 19-16. this could have gone into overtime, but a poor hold on the field goal attempt to tie it did it (the kick went wide left). right now san diego leads oakland 13-0 with 1:51 to go in the 2nd quarter. update later.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

sunday night fooball

watching the n.y. giants and the indianapolis colts. battle of the mannings. peyton with indy and eli with the giants. indy is up 6-0. last game for today with 12 games this afternoon plus the thursday night game with pittsburgh winning that one. tomorrow has two monday night games - minnesota @ washington and san diego @ oakland. tommorow also being the 5 year anniversary of 9/11.

Saturday, September 09, 2006

chevy rock and roll 400

kevin harvick passed kyle busch to win the chevy rock and roll 400. tony stewart had a bad car, jeff gordon had brake issues, denny hamlin was down a cylinder, and dale earnhard jr had brake issues. as a result tony stewart is out. the top 10 goes as: 1. matt kenseth 2. jimmie johnson 3. kevin harvick, 4. kyle busch 5. denny hamlin. 6. dale earnhardt jr 7. mark martin 8. jeff burton 9. jeff gordon and 10. kasey kahne. the fun begins a week tomorrow in new hampshire and the sylvania 300.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

prairie pickin' in person.

just got back from cjsr and got to hang out with rob and doug as they did prairie pickin'. i even got to introduce a song which was cool. the show was fantastic. i almost got lost looking for the sub building. i got pointed in the right direction which helped. anyways a great night. prairie pickin' is on cjsr from 7-8pm thursday nights or you can tune in at and listen online anywhere in the world.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

a tuesday night

im watching 'dog the bounty hunter.' duane 'dog' chapman is the leady guy and him and his family run a bail bonds place in hawaii. they look for fugitive that skip on bonds. its a good show. its worth watching - just dont try anything they do at home.

Sunday, September 03, 2006

sony hd 500

kasey kahne just won this one tonight. dale earnhart jr finished 2nd and moved to 6th in the points. jeff gordon finished 5th in th race and 4th in the points. matt kenseth is the new points leader with a 7th place finishand jimmie johnson finishing 11th. nobody clinched a spot tonight. kahne is now 30 pts out of 10th. next race - the final race before the chase, richmond. gonna get exciting.

Friday, September 01, 2006

labor day long weekend

final long weekend of the summer. usually means the traditional labour day games in the c.f.l. b.c. beat montreal 48-13 earlier. winnipeg is in saskatchewan on sunday, and on monday its the battle of alberta in calgary, while toronto is in hamilton. gotta love labour day and the c.f.l.