Friday, February 12, 2010

We're here, eh!

I have the opening ceremonies on in the background, and with some weird fiddler-tap dance-throw-down going on, I would like to take this moment to thank my husband for not dropping the $2400 face value price on tickets to the always weird Opening Ceremonies.

In any event, we made it! WE ARE AT THE OLYMPICS! This was a bigger feat than expected, after a drama-filled day yesterday for Mr. FGD. Inconsiderate Dallas had its biggest snowfall on record, and Mr. FGD was stuck at DFW for oh, 10 hours trying to make it out so that we could make our flight to Vancouver. I was part worried, and part, in my trademark insensitive ways, trying to figure out which one of you could quickly replace Mr. FGD on this trip. :D

Anyway, we are here, and it's pretty rad. Here's the cool ass modern condo we are renting, right in the heart of Yaletown, just a few blocks over from where the Opening Ceremonies are thunderously taking place as I type this.













We literally walked out of the Canada Line station, onto the streets of Yaletown, as the Olympic Torch was going by. Please, someone save this in stone, because it will never happen again: Mr. FGD was right. This experience is rad! There were thousands of people on the street, and everyone was buzzing with excitement. Here are my very rushed pics of the torch going by. Can you see it???









I cannot say how much I am loving the Canadians right now. How could you not??





The Canadians seem very proud to have the Olympics here. Everyone is sporting their crazy Canadian Olympic-pride gear, and there are Canadian flags everywhere. I love it!









Tomorrow, we explore Vancouver. And Sunday, let the games begin!!




13 Comments, shout outs, and other gold diggin' love:

The Lazy Housewife said...

Holy event tickets. I'm so jealous! Keep us updated!

Winnie said...

I'm so, so jealous! I read your post as the weird fiddler-tap dance-throw-down was happening on my tv. Hee. Can't wait to read about your experience at the games!

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Lurch Casper said...

Are you trying to play Where's Waldo with your torch pics? Looks SO exciting!

weezermonkey said...

I love Canada!

Bev said...

The condo looks awesome!!! Great pick, Mr. FGD. I can't wait to see more--very cool about catching the torch going by.

Ann Marie said...

So jealous, but still excited for you!

Jessica said...

That looks so awesome!!

NorCalMrs said...

Awesome that you are there!! My husband is from Canada and we went back there last July and they are just proud of themselves all the damn time. They have flags every where all the time, it's crazy! Glad you are enjoying it! Jealous!

amber said...

Definitely jealous, but also thrilled for you. Your condo is suh-weet and what a perfect location.

wan said...

dude, that is one cool ass condo you're in. so awesome!

KP said...

I am beyond jealous that you are there for the Olympics, even more jealous of the posh pad! We were tempted to go to China for last Summer Olympics.

Have fun!

10yearstogether said...

I really hope you left EH in Canada.

 
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