Category Archives: Blondie, Hera & Twix

August already?

Wow – It looks like I didn’t post at all during the month of July. July was a good month.  I had two weeks off of work, a staycation.  Babe Ruth was hosting back to back Regional baseball tournaments that … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

Just a quick update.  My second 4-day weekend was good, nice and relaxing.  I umpired a few games, took the dogs to the park a few times, had a few naps.  Sounds like I am ready for retirement.  Well, who … Continue reading

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Four day weekends

I had a four day weekend this past weekend.  I have another four day weekend coming up so this is a nice, short, three day work-week. The four day weekend zoomed by as quickly as a normal 2 day weekend … Continue reading

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A little down time

I have had a house guest since Sunday night again, Lita, my friends’ dog.  Lita is going home this afternoon.  The four of them had fun playing outside all day Monday and yesterday until after dinner when it decided to … Continue reading

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Another week in the books

Another week just about over.  I did some umpiring last weekend and again on Monday, I umpire again tonight and a double-header on Sunday.  It has been a warm week and the house heated up some.  No need for AC, … Continue reading

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The weekend, dog parks & umpiring

The weekend is here after a holiday shortened week.  The week flew by, as most weeks do – something about getting older, perhaps?  It wasn’t overly busy, but I have enough to keep me out of trouble at work at any … Continue reading

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A house guest…

This past weekend, like most weekends, zoomed by.  I umpired two double-headers so that kept me busy.  They were good games.  On Saturday, it was two Babe Ruth A league games.  For 13-14 year olds, the quality of the ball … Continue reading

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A nice relaxing week…

I woke up pretty early on Tuesday morning, earlier than I figured I would seeing as I had not slept since Saturday.  I suppose I did have a short nap on Sunday afternoon, but does that really count?  Anyway, I … Continue reading

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I’m leaving, on a jet plane…

I went to pick up my passport after work yesterday.  I found parking right in front of the Service Canada building, that was sort of a surprise.  I paid for 40 minutes and thought that it likely wasn’t enough.  I … Continue reading

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A busy Saturday

I have often wondered why weekends go by so dang quickly where some weekdays go by far too slowly.  The obvious answer is we prefer being off on our own as opposed to working.  Typically, we also only get two … Continue reading

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