(The picture of the snow was from 1967…not really relevant but I thought I’d go with it.)
I’ve been busy with my new life trying to learn everything there is to learn about being a city councillor so I haven’t really been doing a lot of extracurricular writing. I thought I’d spend a little time doing just that.
Randomly I go…
In the words of Captain obvious, “We have a lot of snow.” Thank you to my neighbor Gary Paskuski who loves his new snow blower and has volunteered to be the new snow removal king of the block. I told him I couldn’t get him city wages for doing that.
I’m glad the kids got out Trick Or Treating before this snow hit otherwise there would have been more kids dressed up like members of an Antarctic expedition than super heroes.
We have a new pug. We got him from the Humane Society. He’s 5-years old and we named him George Clooney because he is older and quite distinguished. This is our first male pug which may be why he asked me to build him a man cave so he can watch a lot of hockey and football. My wife is struggling to believe me that I can communicate with a dog.
I was happy for the Houston Astros winning the World Series. Did any newspaper use the headline, “Houston, we don’t have a problem.” ?
I had a nostalgic reason for hoping the Dodgers would win because of their former connection with Lethbridge in the Pioneer Baseball League back in the 70s and 80s.
The Lethbridge Dodgers won a couple of Pioneer League Championships with the likes of Steve Sax, Mike Marshall, Greg Brock and Candy Maldonado. Sax & Marshall were on the team that won the World Series in 1988.
But you couldn’t help liking the Houston Astros story. They were a horrible team only a few years ago and committed to rebuilding. They got better and better on the field and their connection to the city of Houston after the devastating Hurricane this year showed what sports can do to help a community recover both financially and spiritually.
Thanks to realtor Trevor Stuart for the wonderful “house cake.” I sent him a referral and as an appreciation he surprised me with a pretty remarkable cake made in the shape of a house complete with edible shrubs. I don’t know if the house was built to the Lethbridge Home Builders code but Crazy Cakes did a great job.
And so I’m going to venture into the dangerous world of trying to fix a leaky sink in my kitchen. And yes I’m going to attempt it by myself. I think I’ve got this. (Famous last words.) I’ll have a report in the morning.
Stay warm. And dry.