Monthly Archives: August 2018

The weekend…

It’s been a fairly relaxing few days. Things at the house are progressing, although I still don’t have a completed shower in the bathroom. When the old one was ripped out, it was discovered that the floor under the shower … Continue reading

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Coming along, slowly but surely…

So, yesterday, I had Bell Expressvu setup in my house.  I tried to cut the cord, but although some of the services were decent and relatively inexpensive, they aren’t quite up to my standards as yet.  I want to be … Continue reading

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Stuff, it’s happening…

It’s been a few busy days this week.  I am having some work done at the house so yesterday the handymen were here all day.  The bathroom shower is being ripped out today and replaced and some minor work is … Continue reading

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A lazy Sunday…

Sunday, apparently, was a day to relax.  I went out in the morning to 7/11 to get a coffee and a apple fritter (their apple fritters are quite amazing, if you’ve never had one) and came home.  I was supposed … Continue reading

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A successful Saturday…

Today has been a very productive day thus far. I didn’t wake up until after 630 so for me, that’s late. Feed the dogs and let them out and I freshened up. The plan for the day was to go … Continue reading

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Getting there…

I went into town yesterday after work.  It’s not a far drive, 8km or so…  I had to check mail, got my umpiring cheque from CABUA for July’s umpiring.  Always nice to get money in the mail.  I stopped by … Continue reading

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Settling in…

This is now day 5 of me in my new house.  The dogs have lived here longer than I have, but, for some reason, they did not do any organization of the house while I was gone. Mostly everything is … Continue reading

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The Final Rankings

Umpiring at the Cal Ripken World Series was an experience of a lifetime.  I met 10 of the best umpires I have ever worked with. It was a varied collection.  There were four international umpires.  Myself, from Canada, Australia, New … Continue reading

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Home, sweet home

The rest of the flight home was routine.  We landed in Calgary ahead of schedule, shortly after 9pm on Sunday night.  It was a fairly quick process through customs, he looked at my card and let me right through.  I … Continue reading

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My vacation is over…

I’ve gotten internet for the flight from Denver to Calgary. For an hour, it’s $5.99, helps to pass the time for sure. The day started really early. I went to bed around 1230 and wanted to get up at 230 … Continue reading

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