Category Archives: Personal

It just doesn’t fit into another category or is a very random posting – they will fit into here.

First day of summer

Last night I umpired for the 3rd night in a row at Foothills stadium and this was the 7th game in 5 days.  That’s a pretty busy schedule, at least I don’t do any physical work in my job, just … Continue reading

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Let’s just relax, on our new couch…

I umpired last night, that’s no surprise – I seem to umpire most nights.  That’s OK though, for the most part I enjoy it and the extra income is good too.  It was a pretty good game, weather was perfect … Continue reading

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A new couch, how exciting?

Almost four years ago, I bought a large sectional from the Brick.  It was leather and it was on sale.  It was something called bonded leather, I asked the sales rep if it would be good with dogs, he assured … Continue reading

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Damn baseballs hitting me…

I umpired tonight, big surprise, I do a lot of that this time of year. I was at New Brighton field, about 40 minutes away from my house. Only one slowdown heading there at 545, rush hour had pretty much … Continue reading

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Rain, rain go away…

Has rainy season started already?  I hope not but yesterday was one of those all day light drizzle type rain days.  Needless to say, the game I was supposed to umpire was rained out, all of the parks were closed.  … Continue reading

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Not moving again?

I may go and look at a house this weekend.  I heard back from the agent yesterday, had some questions about the place.  The house was built in 1933 and had numerous renovations since.  It’s on a double-sized lot in … Continue reading

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Long weekends

As I have mentioned, this past weekend was a long weekend, Victoria Day weekend in Canada and the unofficial start of summer for many. At my work, the offices close early on the Friday before long weekends in the summer … Continue reading

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May 24 Weekend

It’s the May 24 Long Weekend, Happy Victoria Day. Friday night, I started the long weekend by going to a Brazilian steakhouse for dinner, all you can eat meat. It was quite awesome. If you’ve never been to one, you … Continue reading

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The long weekend – summer is here?

It’s almost the first long weekend of the summer.  Well, summer isn’t really here as yet but May 24 is traditionally the start of summer.  It’s cold here today, 10C and supposed to rain later on in the day, but the … Continue reading

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Zeus…

I have been on Facebook since sometime in 2007 now, so quite a long time now.  One of the features it has is called “On this day” where it shows you posts from this day in history. Most of the … Continue reading

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