Football Friday – it’s What We’re Made Of

The front of the shirt is beautiful and simple.

Two weeks ago, the town of Charlottesville Virginia was the location of a rally by members of the so called “white nationalist” movement (really a white supremacist movement) over the proposed removal of a Confederate statue. A peaceful counter protest was organized for the next day as the alt, and one of the people from… Continue reading Football Friday – it’s What We’re Made Of

Word Wednesday – Para what?

As I wrote in an August Word Wednesday Post, I love the Olympic and Paralympic games. I love the way entire countries rise up behind their athletes and how small acts of kindness between athletes make you realize that even in the heat of competition, people are inclined to help one another. One of the… Continue reading Word Wednesday – Para what?

Outdoor Football in Toronto – Thoughts at Midseason

I’ve been an Argos fan since I was born. I’m old enough to remember watching games at the old Exhibition Stadium on the CNE grounds, and of course the Skydome era.  I’m the first to admit that the Skydome wasn’t a great place to watch football. There were some seats where you got a good… Continue reading Outdoor Football in Toronto – Thoughts at Midseason

Word Wednesday – Golden words

It’s really no secret that I’m a huge fan of the Olympics and the Paralympics. I’m a huge fan of sport in general and think that the Olympics can bring out the best in athletes, and enjoy watching athletes who aren’t making millions of dollars for their sport compete. Not that I don’t love professional… Continue reading Word Wednesday – Golden words

Saying Goodbye to SkyDome

Argonotes outside gate 2 - our traditional post game concert location.

Tonight is the end of an era, albeit one that many Toronto sports fans (particularly CFL fans) have struggled with over the last 27 years.  Tonight the Toronto Argonauts play their last game at the Rogers Centre (formerly – and forever to me –  known as SkyDome). I was at the first game at SkyDome… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to SkyDome