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Happy Canada Day!

A shout-out to all the Canadians haunting this space—I hope you’re enjoying an amazing beach party, BBQ. or simply a rare and wonderful day off work. smile

This well-worn (but still awesome) 2009 vid by Andrew and Julia always makes me smile, so I’ll post it here in hope it kick-starts your Canada Day, too.

And on a more sporty (but still non-hockey note), a few words from your Vancouver Canadians:

 

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Warping the Olympic Spirit

I love watching the Olympics but it occurs to me to wonder: Is there something a bit… off… about watching this stuff?

While it’s amazing to witness the triumphs (i.e. the Michael Phelps story was a big ‘wow’ (not to mention, a financial payoff likely to make even Mats Sundin jealous); or the redemption of the Canadian men’s eights as they abolished memories of Athens, etc) it seems that far more Olympic-watching-time is about witnessing disasters than successes.

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  Tags: baseball, summer+olympics, violence

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