Millionaire athletes hate handing over $20 cash... →
abbyjean: Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson uses psychology in his NBA locker rooms. Ever the behavioralist, Jackson fined his players tiny amounts – $10 and $20 – for being late to games by a few minutes. Jackson has found that players are more grudging about having to pull cash out of their own pocket on the spot, than having a larger fine deducted from a paycheck, as is the usual...
Robson square will be open for the Paralympics,... →
Very happy to hear this. For those of you who don’t know, Robson square during the Olympics is home to free ice skating, free admission into the Vancouver Art Gallery to see some of Da Vinci’s original sketches and free zipline across Robson square, among others!
I have never seen a city embrace the Games as Vancouver has done, it’s...– Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee
Everyday, think as you wake up, ‘Today I am fortunate to have woken up, I am...– Dalai Lama
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of...– Neal D. Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, D.C
The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.– Alfred Adler
Downtown for the first time since the olympics started. HOLY CRAP, THE CROWDS. I just about died when I saw the lineup at the skytrain!
The weather in Vancouver today is OFF THE HOOK. It feels like summer, yet we’re supposed to be hosting the WINTER olympics right now!
RT @mozy19: After today’s game I’m even more pumped for the Canada-USA showdown. It’s going to be nuts. #van2010
Patrick Chan is up! CMON @PCHIDDY MAKE CANADA PROUD!! I am so stoked that you’re skating to The Phantom of the Opera!
THANK YOU JESUS, CANADA WINS!!!
Amodio Florent of France dancing to song from Amelie & remix of Chopin’s nocturne in C minor! Two of my favorite pieces of music. Looove. <3
Adrian Schultheiss has amazing rotation and KNOCKOUT jumps. Mark my words internet: he will be one to watch for Sochi 2016!
Mad props to Swedish figure skater Adrian Schultheiss’s coach for the mitten shout-out: he waved to the camera wearing 1 yellow & 1 red :)
Watching this hockey game gives me heartburn. WHY IS IT TIED. C’mon Canada, kick ass. DON’T LET 2006 HAPPEN AGAIN.
ITS GOING TO BE A SHOOT OUT. Lord have mercy. C’MON CANADA LETS GO!
RT @stephen_wagner: Evgeni Plushenko is a crazy ice skating Cold War stereotype. Majestic blond mullet? Check. Fearsome red USSR track s …
Plushenko is on the ice. Couple close calls. I think he’s going to come in 2nd… USA might have this!
RT @skilledconcept: i wanna name my kids helvetica, univers, and avenir so i can tell everyone i have a font family… BWAHAH ( chuckle …
WTF is Johnny Weir wearing on his head? Holy shit.
RT @HKnight86: He could definitely be a Malfoy…RT @ktarlow: Evgeni Plushenko looks like a Slytherin. #van2010
Canadians respond to criticism of our Olympics. →
fuckyeahcanada: A lot of this is dead-on. Take note. So proud. Its about time people started speaking up.
RT @2010Tweets: Nesbitt wins Gold for Canada!
Internet shorthand as if written by a proper... →
LMAO - laughing my ass off “I laughed so intensely that my buttocks nearly disconnected from my flesh”
Might It Possibly Be OK If We Kick Some Ass? →
Excellent article on Canadians, the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games and our quest to win gold. Ignorant people of the world, read up.
Here we go again.
Round two, folks. 10 hrs, 6.5 days a week. More equations and formulas than a human mind is capable of cramming in three months. Same thing as last time, only this time I hope not to lose my marbles in the process.
RT @ko0ty: LOL true.. total fail. RT @VancityBuzz: Dear London reporters, before u judge our games, change ur 2012 logo http://bit.ly/bJ …
Freaking out about school. Too much do to and not enough time.
The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and...– Tom Bodett
Because everyone should have to suffer with me...
me: okay so to ruin this sweet moment
me: (because im classy like that)
me: i am going to show you something that will give you nightmares
me: because i am definitely not going to be able to sleep or eat after seeing this
bran: no more penises! :(
me: i promise you its not a penis
me: much much worse
bran: no more misplaced nipples! :(
me: good grief, what a reputation I have.
It just works
me: you know
me: we should seriously write a book together
me: on relationships
me: having the whole female/male perspective on the same topics in the same book
me: that's sort of a new take on a relationship book
bran: what should we call it?
bran: "we were so right for each other but never wanted to have sex"?
me: that's pretty much the slogan of our whole relationship right there
bran: i know!
bran: I love it
bran: i love you for not loving me
bran: one of the best things that has ever happened to me
RT @gagaindonesia: According to NBC News, if Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert had a baby together, it would look like Johnny Weir.
Of the olympic torch relay, canadian patriotism and oh yes, arnold schwarzenegger: http://tinyurl.com/yhwxxwj … Also, new layout up!
Just watched a video of our cha cha competition two weekends ago, and wow - my legs are NEVER straight. Like ever. This is appalling. :(
I’ve been studying for 8 hours straight now (took lunch & worked at the same time). Coming up later: pilates & dance practice.