Blue monday blues

Apparently it’s Blue Monday.  I don’t know what that means but I’m feeling a bit down so I thought I’d go back through my training videos just to make myself feel better about how far these people I live with have come.

This is one of my favourite training videos.  It’s like an introduction to teaching ball throwing or goalie training.  The key is repetition.

See?

I know it can get a bit boring doing it over and over and over and over and over again, but it was worth it once the people I live with finally got it and we could move onto them throwing my ball.

Next up on the training docket?  Hockey!  With a ball, not a puck.  I’ve seen what happens to people when they catch pucks with their teeth.  What were they thinking?

Happy Monday everyone!

 

 

 

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Long weekends are the best

It was a very busy long weekend for me.  First off, a bunch of people came and stayed at my house.  They’ve been here before and it’s always fun when they’re around.  One of the people was playing hockey so there was a lot of cheering and stuff going on.  Apparently there was a gold medal to be won and the person staying here got it!  Right now I’m so hoarse and my throat is sore.  See?

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It was so exciting and I couldn’t stop hooting and hollering.

Also?  Finn came over for the day!  Hurray Finn!  We went for a run to the park and then came back to my house for some more fun and treats and finally Finn just crashed.

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(Psst – he has the bigger version of my favourite toy designed by a world famous designer.  I wonder how much that cost?  I wonder how he can afford it?  I wonder how much his contract is for?  Maybe I should find out and then negotiate the same for me so I can afford to have the same stuff.)

And then last night everyone was gone and it was really quiet.

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Why can’t every day be a long weekend day?

Weekend roundup

It’s Monday, it’s sunny, training is about to commence but first up?  A roundup.  Of what happened this weekend.

First off, this happened.

marathon

This is the Vancouver Marathon.  Apparently a lot of people paid money, actual money, to  run 42 kilometres.  Wow, really.  There is no telling what people will spend their money on.

Also this happened.

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Everybody was outside this weekend enjoying the sun.  Nobody stayed in the house. That’s because the sun was shining, shining, shining.  Nothing is prettier than Vancouver on a sunny day.

And just when we were all loving life and strumming our guitars, this happened.

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Smacked upside the head.  Everyone’s pointing fingers – at the coaches, at the goalies, at the defence, at the offence, blah, blah, blah.  I know who to point the finger at.  The person who hasn’t picked up the pen to sign the contract, that’s who.  Two days left, today and tomorrow.  I’ll be waiting.

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