Tag: 2010 Olympics

  • Canada Wins Hockey Gold, 2010 Olympics Closing Ceremonies

    Such a crazy busy weekend I barely had time to sit sown at the computer and write anything. It is frustrating when so many things are going on that need to be written about and I only have half an hour in front of the computer. Yesterday was a morning walk along Spanish Banks and…

  • The IOC’S Preliminary Report on Canadian Women’s Gold Medal Hockey Celebration

    After yesterday’s Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team defeated (and shut out) the American hockey team, a sort of event we in Canada call a “Victory celebration” occurred. This “Victory celebration” took place in the hockey arena changing rooms and on the ice. It took place after the fans and spectators had left the building. It…

  • Olympic Fever on the Granville Mall

    Last night I went on a reconnaissance mission to downtown Vancouver. The purpose was to see what the Granville Mall was like mid-Olympics. Wow. What a party. What a joyful, exciting and wonderful experience! Of course it is not what you would call a family-friendly event. It was 9pm when I went for my stroll…

  • Alexandre Bilodeau Wins Olympic Gold

    Wow, what an incredible day today it turned out to be! We ended up at Granville Island to absorb the Olympic atmosphere, but before that experience¬†Annalie and I trekked off to meet Friend Terry at Quan’s Kitchen for weekly our Sunday feed. And then when we came back home¬†we installed the big girls seats in…