Stephen and I ventured to Swift Current for a tournament this past weekend. It was a shorter stay than anticipated, as Kindersley lost all three games, and therefore were not in the finals. Stephen played some fine hockey, checking guys left and right, and even got a goal – you won’t notice it in the
Scratchings in the Dirt
East of here, that is. Stephen and I left on the Klipper bus Saturday morning for snow-covered Humboldt. The Klippers played a great game, and beat the home team 10 – 4. My dad’s cousin, Doug Veness, lives in Humboldt with his wife, Vera. They have been involved with the hockey scene there for years.
Uncle Rob sent these pictures of the boys night out at the Saddledome watching the Capitals and the Flames complements of Nexen Inc. and the Kerrobert Novice Hockey team, allowing us to have a quiet evening out. Derek had a ball. Thanks Rob! Derek 8
What a weekend! Adam’s team tied Kindersley at three goals a piece last night, in a well-played game. Lots of penalties as the team gets used to the new “rules emphasis” enforcement, which, in English, means don’t impede the progress of the puck carrier with your stick, I think. Anyway, I thought they were serving
My favorite sister, Lisa, has arrived in Russia to take up her new position as a teacher of English. She is currently in Moscow, which she described to our mom as “bleak”. Sounds like home, today anyway! She will be teaching in a small town outside of Moscow, from what I understand. I am hoping