Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dawgs Tonight

Hitting the Okotoks Dawgs baseball game this evening.  It should be a good night.  The temperature is in the mid 20s and no rain in the forecast. Really nice stadium, a small town park done right.  I will snap a … Continue reading

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Hello, RBC

I have moved from CIBC to RBC. Essentially, I opened an account at CIBC because a friends wife was the branch manager and she’s cool.  She connected me with a personal banker who was very helpful.  Ever since I moved … Continue reading

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Extra long weekend

I am only working a few hours today, I have lieu time from my excursions around Alberta and I have to use it, otherwise it gets paid out.  I am not allowed to bank the lieu time, oh well. So, … Continue reading

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Gregg Zaun

So, I do enjoy watching the Blue Jays on TV and I will often catch other games on Rogers SportsNet including the play-offs and of course, the World Series. One of their “personalities” is Gregg Zaun.  He is a former … Continue reading

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I’m like Hobbes?

I always thought that I was more Calvin like.  You be the judge:  

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The Keg

I have been in Alberta for 2 months now, longer than that actually.  In this time, I have not had the chance to have an Alberta Steak.  Shame on me. So, I sort of felt like steak last evening.  Had … Continue reading

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Wow, that went by quickly

That weekend flew by.  I was supposed to be pretty busy.  Umpiring on Friday night and a double header on Saturday both were cancelled. I went to the Crossroads Market on Saturday morning and purchased some cabbage rolls and perogies … Continue reading

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The Weather – The Weekend

I was supposed to umpire a game last night at Deerfoot Park.  Game time was 6:30pm.  I arrive shortly after 5:30pm and the gate is locked and no one is around.  So I call the scheduler and he says that … Continue reading

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Keepin’ Busy

Yesterday at work was my first full day in what is called ITAssist.  I don’t answer any phone calls, which I am good with, I get assigned requests that come in from the users.  We use the same system that … Continue reading

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My tour of Alberta is nearly done.  I have visited Red Deer (and 2 little towns near Red Deer), Edmonton (and its 3 offices) now Lethbridge and its a small office 30km from there).  One more trip, scheduled for sometime … Continue reading

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