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?

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

Book Review: Emily Giffin’s The One and Only

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a complete and total football junkie and have been since I was a toddler.  I’m also an avid reader and quite enjoy the genre known as “chick lit”. One of my favourite writers in this genre has been Emily Giffin . I find her work engaging… Continue reading Book Review: Emily Giffin’s The One and Only