February 24, 2010

Vancouver 2010

My whole family went. Making this my 9th games, Maddy's third, Sio and Jack's first. It was less expensive to fly into Seattle and then drive to Vancouver which was only three hours away. We were able to see the USA Men's Hockey team defeat Norway 6-1. We attended an award ceremony at BC place, It is a lot like the Metro-dome only larger. Siobhan had her picture taken with a member of Canada's finest. Prior to meeting Siobhan we ran into Jimmy Roberts a reporter for NBC



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February 15, 2010

Dude Where's my Passport?

These were some of the bad pictures I took the weekend Jim was supposed to meet and drive with me me up to Vancouver. But he claims he lost his passport and now I am a blog critic too, NBC broadcast is by far the worst ever! I will not even begin to bore you with the 100 + reasons it is so bad! Cris Collinsworth  at the award ceremonies. I mean get real!
I was fortunate to go to Vancouver this past August. The first picture was taken as driving in Richmond near the airport. The next was a view most people will not see. This has been blocked during the games. I was fortunate enough to speak to some of the guys who worked on the roof and the stats were amazing. This like the media center was made of ash borer wood that was salvaged. If you watch when they are at the fireside you can see the wood in the background. Oh and this was the first time ever a venue had been open to the public prior to the games!



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February 4, 2010

Maddy and Jack

This is one of Jack and his friend Will taken while goofing after their “Holiday” Concert. Maddy and I went to Sault Ste. Marie, ONT for the 2010 Vancouver Torch relay and she was able to hold her 3rd torch. Good thing it was inside because it was -27C outside!


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Christmas 09

It's been a while. So I thought I would try to play catch up. Below are before and after. We are grateful to have a friend that is able to get Siobhan double yolk eggs and butter! I do not know of the finally count but I believe that this was around 27 different kinds with a least 10 more that followed. Yes the tree did get decorated! Siobhan, but this proves that there were actually more cookies in the fridge!


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