I vowed that this blog would not become a place where I came to vent or bitch about the trials and tribulations of my life but events yesterday have changed that.
My kid didn’t call me for Mother’s Day!
Now I’m not sure why but I’m going to guess it’s because his dad didn’t avail him the opportunity to call.
I went to bed and cried. But what’s the solution. There’s no point telling the ex; he’ll just make the kid call me but since it’s not Mother’s Day today, it wouldn’t feel the same. So instead, I talked with my best friend and then came here to rant.
ONE SIMPLE PHONE CALL
Ok enough of this…you may return to your regularly scheduled broadcast.
What is with all this “oh woe is me, I didn’t win” shite that is going on in Vancouver. You’d never see a Canadian display the kind of antics Russian figure skaters are up to. Admittedly it was an Australian that did it first. Dale Begg-Smith’s sour attitude at not winning gold in men’s moguls was embarrassing. Then we had Plushenko complaining he should have one gold because he completed a quad and that “is the future of men’s skating”. But now we have reports of more Russian skaters complaining about scoring and home crowd bias.
GET OVER YOURSELVES
I watched this Ice Dancing routine live last night and I was shocked and offended…and I’m not alone.
Torah Bright wins Gold at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics
The centrepiece was a duo of jumps: the extremely difficult back-side 360 leading into the impossibly difficult switchback 720. It was a calculated choice. ”That’s the trick,” Ben Bright said afterwards. ”Snowboarding is all about combinations, and that combination is technically superior.”
I am listening to a great new podcast series from the BBC called “A History of the World in 100 Objects” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld)
The program is fantastic and the website is great. So interactive and informative. I’m only on program #8 but I’m hooked…so much so I have to limit myself to 2 shows per day.
the snow-pack on sidewalks in my neighbourhood is now about 2-3 inches thick. when the melt comes …