Tuesday, July 31, 2007

a dark sombre anniversary

sadly it's been 20 years since 'black friday' when an f4 tornado ripped through eastern edmonton, leduc and beaumont. 27 people died in it. a bad day for sure.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

allstate 400

tony stewart wins his second race of the year and second race at indy. ran away with it after passing kevin harvick with under 20 to go. yay for tony

Monday, July 23, 2007

rexall grand prix of edmonton

sebastian bourdais won the race at the sity sentre airport yesterday. he ran away with it at the end. paul tracy went fron 14th to 5th at the end. great finish for him. hopefully next year i book the weekend off to go to the qualifying and the race.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

fifa u-20 championship semi-final

i was at hte semi fiansl game between the czech rep and austria. it was a pretty close and defensive game. the czechs won 2-0 and are now in the finals and will play the other semi final game winner between argentina and chile. austria will play the loser for 3rd place.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

usg sheetrock 400

tony stewart wins and snaps a 20 race drought. matt kenseth, carl edwards, kevin harvick and casey mears round out the top five. other notables: jeff gordon was 9th, kurt bush was 6th, dale earnhardt jr was 19th after batrtling with no power steering and jimmie johnson ws 37 after a cut tire caused him to crash. next race is in two weeks in indianapolis and the allstate 400 at the brick yard

Friday, July 13, 2007

hot town summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirt and gritty

appropriate song from the lovin' spoonful for the heat wave we're having. not much relief in sight. some are getting out enjoying it. i just want to hide. its not too fun. ice bags are a must. or a freezer. gotta stay cold

Saturday, July 07, 2007

pepsi 400

jamie mcmurray just beats out kyle busch to win tonight. the margin of victory - 0.005 sec. that close. quite a race tonight.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

the righ to host the winter olympics in the year 2014 goes to......

sochi russia. they beat out pyeong chang south korea and salzburg austria to win the right. sochi is in the south of russia on the black sea.the announcement was made about 20 minutes ago. so coingrats to sochi

Sunday, July 01, 2007

lenox industrial tools 300

denny hamlin beat out jeff gordon at the finish to him his first race of the year and his first race since last year. quite a good finish. cant wait till saturday night and the pepsi 400.
canada day and talking hockey

its canadas birthday and its also where hte unrestricted free agency period begins. and a trade involving philadelphia and edmonton. jason smith and joffrey lupul go to philly for joni pitkanen and geoff sanderson. details on www.nhl.com.