Monthly Archives: April 2007

Badwidth to spare?

Wondering where that DVD quality video you have been promised is? For the most part video on the web is of such low quality as to be pointless. Yes YouTube is fun as is Google Video and a host of … Continue reading

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Badminton final

Wow what a day!Our midget girls badminton doubles team made it to the medal round today and played their hearts out. It was extremely exciting badminton. It was also a lesson on honour and sportsmanship. In their first game I … Continue reading

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Badminton

Coaching at the high school level is a bit of an usual experience. On the one hand you try to impart as much as you know about the game to the students. On the other hand they come to you … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now? What is he talking about? Bees. I will admit to this: I heard about the dying off of bees about a year ago. My apiary interest is long lived as I have always loved honey and grew up … Continue reading

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Cinemaphile

Thirty years ago if you wanted to see a movie in Otterburn Park you had the choices of the ABC Movie Of The Week until the mid 70’s and after that you had to wait for the television release of … Continue reading

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Once again

I haven’t run since a light ten on Wednesday. I have piriformis syndrome which is strangling the sciatic nerve. Yesterday I could barely walk. Things are a little better this morning. I have been stretching every day and taking ibuprofen. … Continue reading

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Pleasant surprise

The secondary 5 students (grade 11) have just returned from the big grad year trip to Washington D.C. and Manhattan (I would say NYC but I don’t think anyone actually leaves the borough of Manhattan). Today was their first day … Continue reading

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Boston bound

No not me. I wish. Allison, Michelle, Ian, Julia and Todd from our club are all running Boston next Monday. I am so envious my skin has practically turned green. Best of luck all!

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“I’d kill you in running.”

A student mocked me today as I went out the front door with the track team to warm up. “Love the look.” Ok I have to admit my bright yellow running jacket (I want cars to see me) and lycra … Continue reading

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An unusual find

There is a Blog out there called What Would Jacob Do it is about a man who once weighed 198 kilos and is on a mission to lose weight and run the Boston marathon. As someone who wants to qualify … Continue reading

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