Tuesday, August 28, 2007

the rest od threes company

picked up seasons 4-8 of threes company on sunday. i think its been a popular sell. seemed like other people are getting the dvd sets too. i like some of the older series. i guess its just me.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

sharpie 500

carl edwards won in bristol tonight. kasey kahne dominated the race and still finished 2nd. tony stewart, matt kenseth and edwards join jeff gordon and denny hamlin who clinched a spot in the race for the chase. gordon finished 18th, while jimmie johnson finished 21st. stewart, by the way finished 4th and kurt busch hangs on to 12th in the points with a 6th place finish. next race in california a week from tomorrow. that race is also a night race.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

pics of Fort Edmonton
here are some pics of Fort Edmonton. here's the steam engine and my friend and i got to ride it.

the street car. rode that throug the park too, from 1885 street, 1905 streed and up 1920 street.

this is 1920 street from the street car tracks. on the right is the selkirk hotel.

here's 1885 street featuring a couple of stores and i think theres a car there.

1905 street from the window of the street car. i wanted to take this pic while on the streetcar and felt compelled to take it

this pic and the one below are in the same area. i couldnt get both in one shot. this one i got my friend in. he was taking a pic of the other one.

this is the other teepee. i overheard that there was stew being made in the pot.
more places at the Park
here we have the selkirk hotel. you can actually stay there.

1905 street with a china shop and the street car coming

rowand house insude the walls of the fort. other places inlcude married mens quarters and a trading post

york boat. there was a place where traders could make their boats. the landing here was closed and i stuck my camera in an opening of the gates
threes company

picked up the first three seasons of three's company yesterday. started watching it today. eventually i'll get the last five seasons. it was quite the show i think.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

3m performance 400

this race FINALLY got run after two days of rain. and wouldnt you know it, it finished undera green-white-checkered finish and kurt busch won again. he padded his 12th place lead. its gonna be a short turn around because the next race is saturday night in bristol.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

a music video from the '80s

this is the kim carnes video 'crazy in the night' from 1985 www.youtube.com/watch?v=QibZaUxD26I. it was the first time i had seen it and loved her voice. i still love hearing it now.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

tony stewart wins on road course and i go on road trip

tony stewart is in his summer hot streak, cause he won in watkins glen this afternoon and his 3rd win in four races. he is up to 4th in the points.

while this was going on, i leave work early (i asked and was allowed to) so Darren and i go to Miquelon Lake for a little road trip. i personally havent been there in years until today. we even went to Camrose afterwards for a little tour of Darrens home. it was a good day.

Friday, August 10, 2007

fall like weather

its cooler than whats it's used to. its more like october than august. im not complaining. i actually like it. if only the world series was on.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

#756

barry bonds has just hit #756 moments ago against the washington nationals. he is now home run leader passing henry aaron. congrats to him.

Sunday, August 05, 2007

pennsylvania 500

kurt busch won this one going away. led 175 of the 200 laps and won by almost 4 seconds. he now passes dale jr for 12th in the points with the win.

Saturday, August 04, 2007

a night of milestones

barry bonds tied hank aaron for career homers with 755. bonds is done for the night after being replaced in the 8th for a pinch runner. this game is in the 10th between the giants and padres. earlier, alex rodriguez became the youngest player to it 500 hrs with the milestone this afternoon. at 32 yrs and 8 days, he beats out jimmie foxx by 330 days.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

an extra day off. could it be?

got two days off (yesterday and today). somehow today seems different. im still trying to figure out why people keep wishing me a happy birthday. oh wait its my birthday today. so today off is my birthday present - so far. im not complaining. im enjoying it so far.